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What is Alcoholic Thinking? 8 Feb 2018

What is Alcoholic Thinking?

In the world of sobriety, there are a lot of terms and phrases that get used pretty often that help describe our behaviors, our thought processes, and our actions. You’ve read the signs on the walls, the ones like, “Keep…

Getting Sober in a Sick, Unhealthy Marriage 2 Jan 2018

Getting Sober in a Sick, Unhealthy Marriage

So many people feel trapped in unhealthy marriages, and there are a lot of reasons why this can often happen. It never seems like something that will happen, but as time goes on, reasons pile up, resentments never get resolved,…

Post Acute Withdrawal Syndrome 2 Jan 2018

Post Acute Withdrawal Syndrome

A lot of people wonder why when they get sober, they can often still feel like they “aren’t quite there”. We assume that when we get sober, we should be back in tip-top shape by the time we are out…

Sober Home Crackdown Leading to Increase in Homelessness 26 Dec 2017

Sober Home Crackdown Leading to Increase in Homelessness

In July of 2016, Palm Beach County, Florida assembled a sober-homes task force consisting of treatment industry professionals, law enforcement officers and detectives and special agents, led by State Attorney David Aronberg. This task force was brought together in an…

PTSD: Addiction and Getting Sober 22 Dec 2017

PTSD: Addiction and Getting Sober

Many of us come into these rooms with a pretty gruesome past. For some, it could have been certain situations we found ourselves in physically, others can be struggling with emotional traumas, and others can be dealing with the fallout…

Staying Sober and Keeping Your Sanity During the Holidays 20 Dec 2017

Staying Sober and Keeping Your Sanity During the Holidays

If there is one sure fire way to test your serenity this holiday season, it is spending extensive amounts of time with family and around people who are ringing in the new year with booze and whatever else they may…

Legalizing Marijuana (and other drugs) Will Reduce Deaths 12 Dec 2017

Legalizing Marijuana (and other drugs) Will Reduce Deaths

For many, it seems counterintuitive, not to mention immoral that drug legalization of any kind would reduce addiction and death. But in other countries such as Portugal, legalizing or decriminalizing certain drugs has led to an enormous improvement in the…

Drug Triggers: What They Are and How to Avoid Them 11 Dec 2017

Drug Triggers: What They Are and How to Avoid Them

“But there was always the curious mental phenomenon that parallel with our sound reasoning there inevitably ran some insanely trivial excuse for taking the first drink. Our sound reasoning failed to hold us in check. The insane idea won out….

FDA Makes Statement on “Deadly” Kratom 30 Nov 2017

FDA Makes Statement on “Deadly” Kratom

What was once hailed the “miracle cure” for heroin and opioid addiction has now been deemed a “potential killer” by the FDA. Kratom is an herbal supplement that has begun to make some pretty serious waves over the last few…

How Journaling Can Benefit Your Sobriety 3 Nov 2017

How Journaling Can Benefit Your Sobriety

I don’t know about you, but in my early recovery, it sometimes felt like I had an entirely separate person living inside my head. They would fill my thoughts with horrible images from my past, or notions that I would…

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