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Understanding—and Avoiding—Overdoses

Understanding—and Avoiding—Overdoses

The use of drugs and alcohol comes with many dangers. Among the most dramatic and dangerous is the risk of overdose—consuming enough of a substance that the user’s body is overwhelmed and unable to cope. An overdose is a life-threatening event that requires immediate...

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Resolve to Overcome Loneliness in the New Year

Resolve to Overcome Loneliness in the New Year

Loneliness and the Holiday Season The holidays can be a challenging time for many people—and perhaps especially challenging for people in recovery. Not only do the holidays bring temptations and stress, but they can also lead to feelings of loneliness. And if we’re...

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Making Sure the Kids Are Alright

Making Sure the Kids Are Alright

Maybe the moment has come. You realize you need to enter a residential treatment center for your substance abuse disorder. You need help finding a route to lasting sobriety, and an inpatient recovery center is equipped to offer you the help and resources you so...

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Don’t Let Boredom Derail Your Recovery

Don’t Let Boredom Derail Your Recovery

While no one enjoys feeling bored, there is some scientific evidence to suggest boredom has some benefits. That said, boredom can be dangerous for a person in recovery. Feeling bored might heighten the cravings for drugs or alcohol as you look for a way to feel better...

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