Archive for 'Sober Living'

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Why You Need a DUI Attorney

Posted on 27. May, 2014 by .

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It is true; Americans love to enjoy life with a little extra libation involved. An alcoholic drink whether wine, beer or hard liquor, provides the vessel to bring about deeper pleasures and the stronger enjoyment of shared company with others. Alcohol can further enhance celebrations like weddings, graduations or a successful quarter of work. However, […]

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Sober Living in Los Angeles: Slowly Becoming Who You Are

Posted on 03. Apr, 2014 by .

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Go to a social event in LA and you’ll see all sorts of people. There are men and women who are eccentric and even peculiar; they’re dressed more than casually, with colors splashed together and a colorful personality that matches. There are others who are conservative and who keep their souls and hearts reeled in, […]

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What to Expect From Sober Living Treatments

Posted on 02. Apr, 2014 by .

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In many cases of alcohol and drug abuse, the environment where the problem began can become a trigger for relapse once the person finishes rehabilitation. Getting clean is not necessarily enough to prevent a person with addiction to resist temptations when encountering the same issues that drove him or her to a substance abuse problem […]

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The Importance of Family Support While Undergoing Rehab

Posted on 14. Feb, 2014 by .

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No one wants to think about the possibility that a loved one may face serious addiction issues one day, but for many families, addiction is a very sobering reality. Across the country, at least ten percent of adults over the age of 18 consider themselves either in recovery or in the process of acknowledging their […]

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Teen Depression Treatment: Equine Therapy Helps Teens Reconnect

Posted on 21. Dec, 2013 by .

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You might have been feeling this way for awhile and can’t quite remember when it started, if it started or simply always has been.  If you named how you feel, you would probably say depressed, sad, down, disinterested, tired, irritated, and apathetic.  Perhaps you are having headaches and stomach aches or can’t sleep, and have […]

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The Most Common Sobriety Challenges – Drug Addiction Triggers

Posted on 04. Dec, 2013 by .

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For those that have recently gone through a drug rehabilitation program, triggers can be one of the biggest sobriety challenges. Triggers can come in many forms, including places, people and activities. Often, drug treatment counselors will advise their patients to avoid anything that can possibly trigger impulses and urges. Some triggers are known, and thus, […]

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The Path to a Sober Life

Posted on 14. Nov, 2013 by .

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Being addicted to drugs and alcohol can negatively impact every aspect of your life.  Overcoming addiction can provide a fresh start in life.  A sober living treatment center can help get you to where you ultimately want to be. It is a group effort and frequently incorporates a 12 Step Program.

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Understanding Addictive Personalities

Posted on 13. Sep, 2013 by .

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Substance abuse is a problem that can affect people of all ages, genders, ethnicities, and income levels. Doctors and other treatment providers continue to seek answers to why some people who use a substance are able to stop on their own while others become addicted. The difference between those who use a substance and those […]

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Tips for Preventing a Relapse

Posted on 12. Sep, 2013 by .

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After achieving sobriety, the last thing a recovering addict may want to think about is the possibility of relapsing. However uncomfortable it may be for a recovering addict to consider the likelihood that he or she might again abuse a substance, it is important to learn as much as possible about relapsing, including the warning […]

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Different Types of Rehab Therapies Offered at a Rehab Center

Posted on 05. Sep, 2013 by .

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If someone you love is addicted to a harmful substance, it can be devastating. The good news is that there are several different types of rehab therapies that drug abuse rehab centers use as effective treatment for the addict. Whether you have been through treatment before, or if this is something you are just looking […]

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