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Percocet Withdrawal Symptoms

September 12, 2016
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Percocet withdrawal symptoms can be scary, but the more you know about Percocet, the easier it will be for you to face your fears. Read on for more information about Percocet, Percocet addiction signs, and potential treatments. Percocet: An Overview…

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Suboxone vs. Subutex

September 3, 2016
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Suboxone and Subutex are two medications that can make recovering from heroin addiction much easier. If you’re thinking about starting your journey to recovery from heroin, the thoughts going through your mind may be overwhelming. You may be thinking –…

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5 Things to Say When Your Date Asks Why You’re Sober

January 26, 2015
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Early recovery poses a lot of challenges. For many addicts, they’re lives were so consumed with getting drugs, using them, and trying to not get caught that simply living a normal life can feel impossible. Other people face triggers in…

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In-Home Detox – The First Step of Sobriety Starts At Home

January 26, 2015
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So you’ve got a monkey on your back. Ok, maybe not a monkey. Maybe it’s more like an angry gorilla from some 1960s film about violent apes. And the only way to calm it even temporarily is to keep getting…

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Finding the Right Sober Companion

January 26, 2015
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Sober companions, or sober coaches as they are sometimes called, are a relatively new yet well-known tool for people in early recovery. Unfortunately the people in this profession aren’t usually painted in the most positive light. Sober companions are often…

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Is Outpatient Treatment for You?

January 16, 2015
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Drug and alcohol addiction affects millions of individuals everyday. In fact, beyond just the addict this pandemic has detrimental effects on family members, friends, spouses, and anyone who comes into contact with an addict. And with so many ways to…

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My Last High: Recollections of Youth and Sobriety

January 16, 2015
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Getting sober young can be, in a word, terrifying. I got clean at 22, an age when the world of intoxications and youthful indiscretions is just starting to open up. I was able to legally drink, new marijuana legislation was…

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10 Fun Things to Do in LA While Sober

January 16, 2015
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There’s a lie being sold to us by every vodka commercial or club flyer full of glamorous women fawning over men with shots in their hands. It’s a simple lie and one that it is as old as alcohol itself:…

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Music in Recovery

January 16, 2015
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Fortunately or unfortunately, I have been in and out of recovery since the mid-2000’s, both in detox and full-time residential programs. As a part-time musician, any involvement in music while in the processes has been a godsend, on any level…

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Rehab Retread

January 16, 2015
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One of the sad facts about recovery in general is relapse and repeat stays in treatment. It can be demoralizing and disappointing, and as time goes by, it becomes tougher and tougher to get out of the vicious cycle of…

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