reality therapy
Being around family during the holiday season is a time for celebration and joy. However, if you’re trying to achieve an alcohol-free holiday, you can take steps to maintain your sobriety if you struggle with it. The following guide will assist you with actionable steps to avoid the temptation of being around alcohol while staying...
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how to help a drug addict who doesn't want help
Witnessing the suffering that can accompany a serious drug addiction is a very difficult thing to endure. Moreover, it can be even harder when your loved one resists getting help. Therefore, have you ever asked yourself how to help a drug addict who doesn’t want help? If so, you are certainly not alone. How to...
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A woman has a successful sober christmas
A sober Christmas can be a challenge for people in recovery. It seems like every holiday party, workplace gathering and family event contains alcoholic beverages. This can make the thought of going out stressful and maintaining self-control challenging. While it might not be easy at times, planning ahead and a few of these tips can...
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How do drugs affect the brain?
When thinking about how drugs affect people, friends and family often focus on the visible. For example, they see the changes in personality, financial problems, and deteriorating health. However, they often don’t ask how do drugs affect the brain. It’s just as important because the brain plays such an important role in addiction. Exactly How...
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