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What is a Sober Living Home?

Sober living homes provide a buffer between recovery facilities and the outside world. They are safe spaces for individuals struggling with substance abuse and addiction to transition back into society without relapsing.  Also called transitional housing, many sober living homes accept people who have not already completed a rehabilitation program and need a place to […]

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Why Therapy & Counselling is Essential for Addiction Recovery

If addiction has felt mentally draining, you’re not alone.  Addiction is more than a physical dependence on a substance—it’s emotional and psychological too. It’s something complex that doesn’t have a one-size-fits-all solution.  Managing addiction is an ongoing process, and you should be proud of how far you’ve come. Since it’s an ongoing journey, therapy and […]

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What Is the 12-Step Program?

Addiction is complex. And if you or a loved one has suffered from addiction, you should know it’s not a choice.  Addiction is characterized by the continued use of substances despite the harmful consequences. Research has also shown the link between substance use disorders and mental illness.  By recognizing that addiction is a problem in […]

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The Effects of Drug Addiction on Family Members

Battling a substance use disorder is difficult for everyone involved. Although recovery is often viewed as a personal experience, substance use disorders can have devastating effects on friends, spouses, children, and parents.  Friends and family members play an important role in recovery, but it can be a difficult journey. Unfortunately, time and time again, we […]

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