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The first step towards recovery is always intimidating. We make it easy for you with information on treatment programs, factors to consider and more.

Grieving Over One's Addiction

By Toshia Humphries Toshia Humphries is a Texan freelance writer, artist, life coach and talk radio co-host of Girl Power Hour on Blog Talk Radio.

An addict's relationship with drugs and alcohol is an intimate one. In fact, with regard to an active addict, it is likely the ... Continue Reading

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It's Hard Enough As a Woman, Recovery Shouldn't Be Harder

By Donn Gruta

Women, pregnant women and women with dependent children have so many responsibilities that keep them away from addiction recovery. Continue Reading

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The Role of Self-Reliance in Recovery

By Dominica Applegate

When it comes to recovery from alcoholism or drug addiction, it’s normal to wonder if you have what it takes to stay sober for ... Continue Reading

Why Running Away From Addiction Just Doesn’t Work

By Dr. Howard Wetsman

Often, people with addiction usually end up addressing the consequences of their illness rather than the illness itself. Continue Reading

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The Challenge of Finding Affordable Addiction Treatment

By Audrey Beim

The lack of affordable treatment for addiction in the U.S. can only be described as tragic. We highlight the primary barriers a... Continue Reading

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Why Sobriety is Nothing Like Recovery

By Toshia Humphries Toshia Humphries is a Texan freelance writer, artist, life coach and talk radio co-host of Girl Power Hour on Blog Talk Radio.

Contrary to popular belief, sobriety and recovery are not one in the same. In fact, many active addicts maintain "white-knuckle... Continue Reading

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5 Long-Term Benefits That You Get From Quitting Drugs or Alcohol

By Nina Bradshaw

Some of sobriety's benefits are quite apparent from day one, while other gains may take some time before they settle in. Continue Reading

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The Typical Crisis Phone Call: What To Expect

By Amy Rothermel

You should never have to go through a severe crisis on your own. We break everything down step-by-step so you know just what to... Continue Reading

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What is “Rock Bottom”?

By Toshia Humphries Toshia Humphries is a Texan freelance writer, artist, life coach and talk radio co-host of Girl Power Hour on Blog Talk Radio.

Rather than viewing an entire list of consequences as the collective manifestation of the “rock bottom” concept, it may be that... Continue Reading

What You Need to Know If You're Court Ordered to Go to AA

By Dominica Applegate

If you've been court ordered to attend Alcoholics Anonymous meetings, here are 3 things you can definitely expect. Continue Reading

Self-Parenting Series: The 8-Step Procedure to Inner Conflict Resolution

By John Pollard

Your Self-Parenting relationship is the one relationship you will have your entire life. Take the time to work with these 8 ste... Continue Reading

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Self-Parenting Series: Defining Inner Conflicts

By John Pollard

Dr. John Pollard, author of "SELF-PARENTING: The Complete Guide to Your Inner Conversations," explains why it's so important to... Continue Reading

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Self-Parenting Series: How to Get Started

By John Pollard

When first starting out, the trickiest part is to accurately identify and manage the two voices in your Inner Conversations. He... Continue Reading

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The Difference Between Abstinence and Recovery

By Dominica Applegate

While abstinence is the necessary foundation, true recovery is taking time and action towards grooming your mental, emotional a... Continue Reading

Self-Parenting Series: Understanding Your Inner Dialogue

By John Pollard

Dr. John Pollard, author of "SELF-PARENTING: The Complete Guide to Your Inner Conversations," breaks down the mystery of our in... Continue Reading

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