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The Stages of Alcohol Recovery

on Monday, 29 June 2015.

Every individual is unique. So is each person's story of addiction and recovery. What "recovery" from alcohol addiction looks like will vary based on each person's circumstances. A large part of recovery means figuring out for yourself what a full-recovered life looks like. How is alcohol harming your life specifically, and what would it mean to be free of your addiction?

The Dangers of Tainted Street Drugs

on Monday, 29 June 2015.

Illicit drugs can be harmful enough in themselves because of their adverse health effects and addictive properties but tainted drugs bought on the street can be especially lethal. The way certain drugs are made may require them to be cut or mixed with other substances, some of them toxic and dangerous to the user.

Sobriety and Letting Go of Toxic Relationships

on Sunday, 28 June 2015.

The journey of addiction recovery involves a lot of changes including both small and major shifts in what you do and who you interact with regularly. It can be difficult for people to realize that people in their life, maybe even close friends, are enablers or toxic individuals that fuel their addiction.

What Makes Cocaine Addictive?

on Sunday, 28 June 2015.

Cocaine is known as one of the most addictive drugs in the world and its destructive effects can transform a person's life beyond recognition. It does not take many uses of cocaine for someone to be completely hooked and consumed by their need to keep using it on a regular basis. What is it that makes cocaine so addictive?

The Importance of Gratitude for Recovering Addicts

on Friday, 26 June 2015.

Anyone can benefit from a feeling of gratitude for their life but this powerful emotion can be especially important for people in recovery. Being grateful can change the way that you view the world and how you think about your circumstances. People may become ingrained throughout their life to believe that they always need more than what they have.