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5 Sober Activities for a Frightfully Exciting Halloween

Posted on 12. Oct, 2016 by .

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Ah, Halloween, it’s that time of year again when kids gorge on candy, and the grownups enjoy other things. Now that you are sober, you know that it’s going to take some planning to overcome your cravings, but don’t worry. With these awesome ideas, you can look forward to Halloween with confidence that enjoying sober […]

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Tips that Make Long-Term Sobriety Easier to Manage

Tips that Make Long-Term Sobriety Easier to Manage

Posted on 21. Sep, 2016 by .

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You survived detox and perhaps some time in a recovery facility, but how do you put the odds in your favor when it comes to staying sober long term? This largely comes down to your mental perspective and your willingness to confront your problems in a healthy manner while reaching out to people who support […]

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4 Must-Read Books for Recovering Addicts to Promote Sobriety

Posted on 17. Jun, 2016 by .

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Emotional support is one of the most important keys to successful recovery. While loved ones can offer a safe place to talk through problems and a shoulder to cry on, every recovering addict needs to hear from people who have been on this journey for a longer period of time. Not only do books about […]

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Things You Can Do In Order To Stay Sober | XL Drug Rehab Blog

Things You Can Do In Order To Stay Sober

Posted on 30. Mar, 2016 by .

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Getting sober is an accomplishment that deserves to be celebrated. However, staying sober is not easy. That is why it is estimated that between 40 and 60 percent of people relapse. Fortunately, there are many things you can do in order to stay sober. Below is a list of tips for staying sober: Surround Yourself […]

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A Quick Guide to Avoiding Relapse as a Recovering Addict | XL Drug Rehab Blog

A Quick Guide to Avoiding Relapse as a Recovering Addict

Posted on 08. Jan, 2016 by .

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Addiction is a lifelong struggle that often persists long after a person abstains from substance use. This is because the threat of relapse never goes away entirely. Sometimes, there can be years or even decades of sobriety between relapses. The risk can persist in spite of the best recovery methods, and the urge to revert […]

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Stay Sober by Avoiding the Holiday Blues

Stay Sober by Avoiding the Holiday Blues

Posted on 09. Oct, 2015 by .

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The holidays are known for being a time of festivities, love, and happiness. Food fills tables and then bellies as families and friends join together for a time of laughs and memories. However, for some people, the holidays bring disruption, leaving them with feelings of lowness, loneliness, and a drive to drink. If you need […]

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Sober Friendships Are a Must

Posted on 25. Mar, 2015 by .

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Quitting an addiction is hard work. Once you have kicked a tough habit such as drugs or alcohol, sober friendships can help you stay that way. Clear-headed companions help you stay on the wagon. Find New Friends You will need to find new drug-free and alcohol-free buddies to spend time with if you want to […]

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Take Two Steps Forward and One Step Back in Recovery | XL Drug Rehab Blog

Take Two Steps Forward and One Step Back in Recovery

Posted on 16. Mar, 2015 by .

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This process of learning, forgetting, and adjusting is natural. In recovery, it’s frequently a process of taking two steps forward and one step back.

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Staying Sober Is Attainable

Posted on 27. Feb, 2015 by .

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When you are dealing with an addiction of any kind, staying sober is imperative to your quality of life. It can be difficult to stay away from your drug of choice without a plan to maintain your sobriety. You are the only person who can choose to stay sober and change your lifestyle. Deal With […]

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4 Tips for Sober Living

Posted on 21. Aug, 2014 by .

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Drugs and alcohol can take control of your life and cause a lot of damage in the meantime. When you have worked extremely hard to get sober, it can be frustrating and heartbreaking to return to using. Sober living is never easy, and for some people it can be a lifelong battle. The following tips […]

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