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friends learning about coping skills together

Stress is a known risk factor in addiction relapse. Finding the right coping skills is an essential part of creating a relapse prevention plan. For many, the stress triggers in their life are the underlying cause of drug or alcohol use. For others, it’s the stress of maintaining their sobriety…

man learning core values to guide recovery

Values are important to recovery because they steer you in the right direction. When your life has value, it has meaning and purpose. Your days have structure. You play healthy roles in family, community, and social groups. And the choices you make align with your personal goals of health and…

woman learning how to practice patience

Someone once said patience is a virtue. When it comes to dealing with others or even practicing self-compassion, being patient is a big part of the process. The alternative to patience is anger or frustration, both of which increase anxiety levels and might make it harder to feel good and…

Our lives have become little more than a series of patterns, each of which has become the mazes we walk through in our day-to-day lives.  But, what if we could rise above that maze and do something different?  What if life was more than just waking up, going to work,…

Sarah J. spent about an hour getting ready to go out. Later that night, at the party, she would tell her friends how horrible she felt about an argument she’d had with her mother and how she was going to write a letter of apology and leave it on the…

dying from alcoholism

Get Help Today 1-855-815-9727 Today when we hear about substance abuse issues in this country the first point of discussion is the escalated opioid epidemic here in the United States. After all, it is most often reported in the news and is currently considered the most severe addiction problem in…

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