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25 02, 2019

Love, Sex and Relationships while in Recovery from Addiction

2019-03-14T23:02:15+00:00February 25th, 2019|0 Comments

“It wasn't so much about breaking free of him, as it was about breaking free of me.” ~ Grace W. Wroldson You’ve probably heard it time and time again. Addiction experts recommend that recovering addicts shouldn’t get into a new relationship at least one year into recovery. This is because a recovering addict may not [...]

10 08, 2018

Top 9 Amazing Songs About Recovery and Addiction

2019-05-16T19:48:32+00:00August 10th, 2018|2 Comments

Addiction and recovery can both feel very lonely and confusing. Music is a wonderful way to get in touch with your feelings. Sometimes, our emotions become blocked through tumultuous times in our lives. Listening to words spoken in a song that sound a lot like your story about addiction or recovery can bring on [...]

1 08, 2018

How Jada Pinkett Smith Saved R&B Singer August Alsina From Percocet Addiction

2019-01-30T17:12:55+00:00August 1st, 2018|2 Comments

Percocet Addiction Is To Blame For August Alsina’s Absence In 2014, R&B singer August Alsina was on an upward trajectory toward superstardom after he released his debut album Testimony and gained instant notoriety for his sit single “I Love This Shit” featuring Trinidad James. That same year, Alsina was named Best New Artist at [...]

10 07, 2018

Why are Children Under the Age of 6 Dying from Overdoses?

2019-01-30T17:15:06+00:00July 10th, 2018|0 Comments

More than 1,500 children have been admitted to the emergency room for a heroin overdose over the past few years, and the majority of these children weren’t addicts themselves… In an article recently published on CNN.com, Mark Lieber reports on the alarming pattern of children being treated for opioid overdoses. “Researchers [have] found that the [...]

5 04, 2018

3 Ways You Can Participate in Alcohol Awareness Month

2019-01-30T17:49:27+00:00April 5th, 2018|0 Comments

Look on any awareness months calendar to find out what April brings, and you’ll see it’s Alcohol Awareness Month. This is an important issue because alcoholism is a prevalent problem in the United States. In fact, the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) shared statistics about alcohol consumption and alcoholism which should [...]

12 03, 2018

Parenting When You’re an Addict: Getting on the Road to Recovery and How to Talk to Your Kids

2019-01-30T17:55:43+00:00March 12th, 2018|0 Comments

“Addiction is the dirty little secret of many families.  Parents and adults walk a delicate line talking to kids about addiction.” ~ Natalie Blais, parenting strategist Parenting isn’t easy under the best of circumstances.  It becomes much harder when you are struggling with an addictive disorder such as alcoholism, the misuse of prescription medications, [...]

16 12, 2017

7 Irrefutable Reasons Why Being Sober Is the Best Choice You’ll Ever Make

2019-01-26T00:00:51+00:00December 16th, 2017|0 Comments

If you’ve ever dealt with an addiction, you’ll know that being sober is the best thing that can happen to you. Most people underestimate the importance of sobriety until they’ve fallen into the hands of addiction. Addiction has become a huge crisis in America, affecting over 23.5 million teenagers and adults. Of those addicted, [...]

8 12, 2017

How Codependency Can Affect Addicts and Their Loved Ones

2019-01-26T00:07:23+00:00December 8th, 2017|0 Comments

It’s common for addicts to have codependent relationships with their relatives. Many times, families may enable the addiction or behavior of a loved one. They could be supporting a family member’s drug, alcohol, or gambling addiction. Poor mental health, immaturity, irresponsibility, or under-achievement may also be encouraged. Sometimes, this could be on purpose. Others, [...]

27 11, 2017

How to Handle the Holidays Sober and Happy

2019-01-26T00:17:52+00:00November 27th, 2017|0 Comments

Staying sober during the holidays isn’t always easy. Addicts with years of recovery can even struggle during these times. Holidays are considered times of joy and celebration. But some things can make these occasions difficult. The good news is that you can overcome this. In this post, you’ll discover a lot about sobriety during [...]