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Sober Living Home

A sober living home provides a structured support system to those recovering from addiction. These facilities provide structure while teaching sober living requirements and designing a treatment plan that is personal and effective in each stage of the recovery process.How Is a Sober Living Home Different from a Halfway House?One common misconception is that sober …

Helping a Friend Who Is a Drug Addict

Helping an addicted friend takes courage. You may fear that speaking the truth will make your friend angry, but ignoring the problem is not really being a friend at all. Often the best course of action for someone battling addiction is to enroll in a transitional residency program at a sober living home.A sober living …

8 Reasons Why Sober Men Are More Attractive to Women

For years, most substance abuse studies focused on men. In fact, in the earliest stages of addiction research, men were the only participants. Not only did this paint a particular stereotype of substance abuse, but it sometimes caused women to suffer from medical biases when seeking help. Addiction and women seemed to be two worlds …

4 Steps to Rebuild Self-Respect During Recovery

Adderall is a medication that contains four amphetamine salts. It is considered a stimulant and is often prescribed by doctors to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. When used according to a medical doctor’s directions, Adderall can significantly improve quality of life and day-to-day interactions. However, Adderall abuse is on the rise and can have catastrophic, …

young men in recovery

Working with a counselor to combat dependency and become chemical-free is only part of the battle. Addiction is more than a reliance on outside substances, it is an uphill struggle against well-established habits that have formed over days, months, or years. The doubt, pain, and depression that coincide with breaking the addiction cycle often rear …