Alcoholics Anonymous: The Story of Bill

When it comes to helping alcoholics overcome their addiction and live sober lives, the granddaddy of all organizations is “AA”. They have been helping people struggling with alcohol abuse since the book “Alcoholics Anonymous” first came out i

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First Responders

A Hidden Epidemic Among Firefighters and First Responders

The rate of suicide among firefighters, paramedics, law enforcement officers, military, trauma workers and other first responders is steady on the rise. First responders experience the worst stress and trauma daily, which often affects their mental h

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Chance The Rapper Admits to Xanax Addiction

Chance The Rapper Admits to Xanax Addiction

Addiction has laid an early claim to the lives of some of the world’s greatest musicians: jazz icons like Charlie Parker and Billie Holiday, rock legends such as Janis Joplin and Kurt Cobain, and pop superstars Prince and Whitney Houston were all in the throes of active addiction when they met their untimely ends.

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How Codependency Differs from Interdependency

How Codependency Differs from Interdependency

Codependency is a relational process that affects individuals differently. The person who self describes as the fixer, the helper, the assistant, the caretaker, the people pleaser, and the right-hand man or woman often feels great about these roles.

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11 Useful Apps For Addiction Recovery

11 Useful Apps for Addiction Recovery

A large part of maintaining recovery is staying socially active by attending meetings, getting support from sponsors, friends and family, and others in recovery, and sticking to a healthy diet, budget, and exercise routine. Whether you’re in addiction recovery or not, these are all human needs that help us thrive in society, not just survive.

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Stress Tolerance: Building Resilience in Early Recovery

Stressful situations come and go throughout our lives and it affects each of us differently. Some of us are resilient to higher levels of stress while for others it is more of a challenge. Our innate “fight or flight” response to stress helps p

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Reach Your Goals: 4 Ways to Beat Negative Thinking

I dare you to read this without thinking about an orange gorilla. Now, think of anything you can without thinking of the orange gorilla and count to 10. No matter how hard you tried, you thought about the orange gorilla, didn’t you? No matter how h

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The Benefits of Vibroacoustic Therapy for Addiction Recovery

Vibroacoustic therapy is the use of low frequency sound waves and therapeutic music to heal people from pain, addiction, and other medical issues. Not many people have heard of vibroacoustic therapy or are aware that it exists, but we all know how mu

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First Surgeon General Report on Addiction Released

Facing Addiction in America, reveals important findings on the neurobiology of substance abuse; prevention programs and policies; early intervention, treatment and management; different paths to recovery; and health systems for substance abuse di

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