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Female counselor in a couples session

August 19, 2022

6 mins Over the course of recovery, people often pick up certain skills and traits. Do any of them make you a good fit for certain career paths? In other words, what are the best careers for people in recovery from addiction?
Millennials sitting on a couch looking at their devices

July 26, 2022

4 mins We’re spending more time than ever staring at screens. What if we’re using the internet to such a degree that it’s negatively affecting other aspects of our lives? Can you become addicted to the internet?
Medicinal cannabis

July 20, 2022

6 mins With most states having legalized cannabis for medicinal use, individuals in recovery have some important questions to ask: How does cannabis fit into recovery, if at all? Can you be abstinent if you’re using medical cannabis? Let’s find out…
Young woman depressed over her addiction

July 15, 2022

3 mins How do you know when you’ve reached the point of needing treatment? Is there ever a time when you’re “not addicted enough” to warrant an inpatient program? Do you have to hit rock bottom before you’re ready to embrace recovery?
Bronze figure of Lady of Justice

June 26, 2022

5 mins Health insurance companies are often reluctant to extend a level of coverage that’s even comparable to coverage of physical care. But why? Let’s discuss the mental and physical health coverage inequality.
Teen girl is sad with parents fighting

June 6, 2022

4 mins It’s estimated that addiction is 50-percent genetic. So if addiction runs in your family, does that mean addiction is inevitable? Is there anything you can do to mitigate your risk?
Blue crystals of crystal meth

May 28, 2022

5 mins There are many drugs and a number of ways to ingest them. However, when it comes to crystal meth, which is more dangerous: Snorting it or smoking it?
Marijuana plant

May 24, 2022

4 mins There’s been a lot of discourse surrounding the subject of marijuana. Specifically, is marijuana actually addictive? Let’s try to answer that question once and for all…
Sad man unsure of how to tell his wife about his addiction

May 19, 2022

4 mins Most people suffering from addiction don’t want to admit their addictions even to themselves. But there often comes a point when it’s time to come clean. Here’s how to tell your family about your addiction to alcohol or drugs.
Addiction treatment in VR

April 19, 2022

7 mins Technology is an ever-present part of our lives, but we don’t usually think about technology in the context of recovery. As it turns out, there are a number of promising technologies being employed for addiction recovery as well as numerous emerging technologies that are promising.

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