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Dry January: Thirty-One Days of Sobriety

Dry January: Thirty-One Days of Sobriety

Dry January is a thought-provoking experiment that challenged individuals to abstain from drinking for a month-long period. It began in 2013, when Alcohol Concern UK, a British charity, asked people to...
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Sober Alone? Getting Through The Coronavirus Pandemic

As a specialist in the area of chemical dependency, over the last two weeks, I have had more and more patients feel at a loss about what to do to stay...
ADOLESCENT IN THERAPY

Relapse Prevention – The Question of When

Relapse Prevention is important in addiction recovery. People who learn relapse prevention skills have a lower risk of relapse, and a better quality of life during periods of recovery....
Holiday Season

3 Tips to Help You Experience Joy This Holiday Season

How you can truly enjoy the holiday season despite substance use disorder in the family Are you sitting on pins and needles wondering which of your...
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Saving Your Loved Ones from Addiction By Treating the Disease in the Brain and...

Across America today, families are faced with unparalleled challenges from social media, peer pressure, financial insecurity, health issues, pervasive anxiety and inordinate stress which opens the door to darkness...
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GUIDE TO SOBRIETY DURING THE HOLIDAYS

If you think you are at risk for substance misuse, be realistic about how the holidays can increase your anxiety and stress and lead to dangerous behavior
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SOBRIETY, DEPRESSION AND SUICIDE

Depression doesn’t care if you’re rich or famous, poor or homeless. It doesn’t care if you’re young or old, ordinary or superlatively gifted. Depression cuts across...
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LIVING BEYOND – WHY STAY SOBER?

WHY STAY SOBER? The struggle of an addict is like non other. For the addict and those intimately involved with the addict, the angst that comes...
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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ALCOHOL AND THE DEVELOPING TEENAGE BRAIN

Studies at McLean Hospital and elsewhere have shown that alcohol affects the brains of adolescents in profound and dangerous ways. During the teenage and early adult years, the brain is still...
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MY FIRST ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS MEETING

I went to my first Alcoholics Anonymous meeting long before I was an alcoholic. On a summer evening, when I was in my 30’s, after dinner with my parents at their...

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