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Recovery Life Coach vs. Addiction Therapist

Recovery Life Coach vs. Addiction Therapist

Differences & Benefits of Recovery Life Coach & Addiction Therapist It is nearly impossible to face the journey to long-term sobriety alone. Ideally, you will have a team consisting of a sponsor, sober peers, an addition therapist and a recovery life coach to guide and support you every step of the way. If you’re unsure […]

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Warning Signs of Drug or Alcohol Relapse

Warning Signs of Drug or Alcohol Relapse

Relapse Warning Signs to Look Out For Addiction recovery is something that must be worked on every single day. The path to sobriety looks very different for all people attempting to break the chains of substance abuse. Every year thousands of people seek treatment to quit their drug of choice but end up failing and […]

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Creative Christmas Gifts for Someone in Addiction Recovery

Creative Christmas Gifts for Someone in Addiction Recovery

Addiction Recovery Christmas & Holiday Gifts The Christmas holiday can be a difficult time for those in addiction recovery. Company and personal holiday parties can lead to immense temptation, which prompts anxiety and can even lead to relapse if the person is not careful. If you have a loved one in any stage of addiction […]

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Questions to Ask when Choosing a Rehabilitation Facility

Questions to Ask when Choosing a Rehabilitation Facility

Rehabilitation Facility Questions to Ask Before Admission Choosing a drug and alcohol detox & addiction treatment center is the first step in your long-term recovery process. You not only want to want to make sure they can provide the best treatment and support possible, but also that their philosophies are in line with your values […]

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What is the difference between opiates and opioids?

What is the difference between opiates and opioids?

Opioids vs. Opiates: What are the Key Differences? Many treatment centers and news reports will use the term “opioids” as an umbrella term for both opioids and opiates when describing the ongoing public health crisis, addiction and overdose deaths widespread across the United States. However, it is important to understand the difference between these two […]

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Benefits of Adopting a Pet for Addiction Recovery

Benefits of Adopting a Pet for Addiction Recovery

How Pets can Help during Addiction Recovery Journey Throughout your journey out of drug and alcohol addiction into long-term sobriety you will discover many coping mechanisms that keep you from falling into depressing, loneliness and relapse. Many people find art, yoga, exercise, reading and other such sober hobbies very therapeutic and successful. But if you’re […]

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Reasons to Consult an Addiction Recovery Life Coach

Reasons to Consult an Addiction Recovery Life Coach

Importance of a Life Coach in Addiction Recovery Rarely is long-term sobriety as simple as graduating from your drug & alcohol treatment plan, returning home then never again experiencing difficulties, fears or doubts about your recovery. Addiction therapy is extremely helpful to find the root of an individual’s addiction and develop skills to overcome stress […]

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Addiction Recovery Tips for a Stressful Workplace Environment

Addiction Recovery Tips for a Stressful Workplace Environment

How to Maintain Addiction Recovery in a High Stress Workplace It is not uncommon for adults to experience stress at work especially when dealing with sales quotas, project deadlines and demanding clients. While it is difficult for anyone in this situation, those in addiction recovery face the unique challenge of leaving the stress in the […]

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Telltale Signs to Identify Substance Abuse Disorder

Telltale Signs to Identify Substance Abuse Disorder

Common Signs to Identify Substance Abuse & Drug Addiction An addiction to drugs (illicit or prescription) or alcohol is defined as the physical and psychological need to use a specific substance without thought to the harm, effects or consequences to the user or their family. While many people think it is obvious to identify substance […]

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How to Pay for Drug & Alcohol Rehab without Insurance

How to Pay for Drug & Alcohol Rehab without Insurance

Paying for Addiction Rehab Without Insurance When a drug or alcohol addiction has taken hold of someone you love there is great desperation to get them admitted into a rehabilitation center. Unfortunately, if there is a lack of health insurance you may feel like you have no options or hope of getting them treatment. Fortunately, […]

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