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Rising Substance Abuse in Baby Boomer Demographic: Nursing Homes Take Aim

By SoberRecovery, Staff Writer

Why senior citizens are suffering now more than ever from addiction. Continue Reading

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Study Shows Omega-3 Consumption May Help Reduce Smoking

By SoberRecovery, Staff Writer

Based on this study, out of the slew of quitting aids offered on TV and drugstores, upping your Omega-3 intake could lower your... Continue Reading

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6 Celebrities Who Came Clean in 2014

By Elizabeth Seward

Fame often comes at a price for those who are in the spotlight and all too frequently that price includes substance addiction. ... Continue Reading

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Life Unfiltered: The Greatest Creative Tool of All

By Joanne Chu

The bravest and most raw thing an artist can do. Continue Reading

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A REEL Look at Recovery

By Joanne Chu

One man takes the very personal topic of addiction and recovery turns it into a national film festival. Continue Reading

Treating Alcoholism: Have We Really Progressed?

By Tess Chedsey

Unsettled debates about alcoholism that have spanned more than an entire century still affect some treatment methods today. Lea... Continue Reading

Legalization of Marijuana: What That Means For You

By Cynthia Adeniyi Cyndy Adeniyi is a psychotherapist in private practice at Out of the Woods Counseling.

If marijuana is legal, is it okay for someone recovering from substance abuse addiction to enjoy? If not, how could one avoid i... Continue Reading

The Anonymous People Documentary

The Anonymous People Documentary: Breaking the Silence

By SoberRecovery, Staff Writer

This documentary includes interviews with prominent people-including award winning actress Kristen Johnston, and former NBA sta... Continue Reading

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