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The Differences In Addiction Recovery For Women vs. Men

Recovering from an addiction is a unique process for every person who goes through it, but specific trends do exist for different groups. Understanding these trends can give friends, family members, and other supporters valuable insight into a given person’s situation—and may improve the effectiveness of recovery efforts. Men and women often recover from addiction […]

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Recovery is About Discovery: How Finding a Hobby Can Help You Stay Sober

There is no one right way to stay sober, and tools from mindfulness to faith can help those in recovery. In general, however, the best relapse prevention plan is to  create a life worth living. People with hobbies tend to have better physical and mental health, both key components to staying sober. Hobbies provide a […]

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Educating Your Child on the Dangers of Addiction & Drug/Alcohol Abuse

You want the best for your child, but sometimes it comes with having a couple of tough conversations while growing up. One of these conversations includes the topic of drugs and alcohol and their effects. At some point in their life, your child will need to face these issues on their own. But with the […]

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Mindfulness and meditation can make it easier to manage addictions.

How Mindfulness Can Manage Your Addiction

Managing addiction is a lot more complex and nuanced than simple detoxification.  For decades, councilors, psychologists, and psychiatrists have worked on various programs to help people with addictions manage their symptoms so they can achieve the life they want. One of these techniques is known as mindfulness, and mental health experts worldwide have implemented its […]

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Knowing the Signs of Relapse

What is Addiction? Addiction is a powerful disease that, according to the last Canadian Alcohol and Drug Use Monitoring Survey in 2012, affects an estimated 21.6% of the Canadian population. This number means that over 8 million people meet the criteria for a substance abuse disorder. The dangers of addiction are taxing on individuals, their […]

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The Science Behind Healthy Living & Recovering From Addiction

Living under the burden of addiction is exhausting, discouraging, and frustrating. Unfortunately, for many people, recovery feels just as difficult if not more so. Between fighting cravings, restoring damaged relationships, and all of the other struggles associated with overcoming addiction, people often find that the lifestyle they developed during their addiction does not support their […]

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