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Why You Don’t Have to Explain Your Sobriety

The decision to begin living a sober lifestyle is extremely admirable, but also incredibly personal. Some people choose to celebrate this decision by sharing the news with friends, family, and acquaintances. Others choose to keep it private, despite what others think. Although it may come with complications, it is a decision that deserves great pride. …

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How Do Hallucinogens Help Treat Addiction?

In recent years, hallucinogens have become more and more popular for treating addiction. Many find this hard to believe due to its potential risky effects. Those who currently struggle with addiction themselves may be hesitant to try experimenting with another drug in order to gain sobriety. Unfortunately, since the clinical use of hallucinogens is not …

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Getting Help Does Not Require a Diagnosis

Being able to obtain medication for various medical conditions usually requires some kind of medical diagnosis. This process can be extremely beneficial in many situations and circumstances. Although oftentimes when we think of the process for seeking out any sort of professional help for our mental health, we assume this also means having a diagnosed …

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Understanding the Effects of Meth

While many people understand that methamphetamine (meth) is both a highly addictive and dangerous substance, oftentimes many are not entirely aware of its full effects. The consequences of using meth extend farther than tooth decay and skin sores. Knowing more about how meth affects your body (both short-term and long-term) is incredibly important for sobriety. …

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Yoga as an Alternative Therapy for Addiction

Holistic therapies are non-medicinal recovery methods that aim to bring the mind, body, and spirit into alignment. Many people consider holistic therapy as “alternative” treatments to addiction and mental health concerns. However, by framing these therapies as alternatives, we stray from the core of addiction recovery: wellness. These therapies should be seen as primary forms …

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Why Is Family Involvement Important for Recovery?

The importance of family involvement cannot be overlooked in an individual’s recovery process as it is a crucial component for healing. Often, families have torn apart because of the consequences of addiction or mental health. When one family member is spiraling out of control due to substance use or mental health symptoms, the rest of …

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