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Traditional substance use treatment measures can be very effective for a wide range of individuals. Drug or alcohol use counseling, medication-assisted treatment and outpatient modalities, among other treatment techniques, can help restore control and self-confidence while you distance yourself from self-destructive practices. Sometimes, a change of scenery is just what you need to make those …

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What is a sober living environment?  A sober living environment is a residence designed to help people who have recently completed treatment for addiction to remain sober and complete their recovery. (They may also be referred to as a halfway house, although this has a much broader application to homes that house criminals transitioning out …

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Mindful eating isn’t about dieting, it’s about appreciating what you’re eating. It’s not about restriction, it’s about observation. It’s about self-control as a response to self-awareness.  Mindful eating does not require an entire lifestyle change; it’s a simple practice with origins in mindful meditation that, when incorporated with eating, provides more enjoyment, less stress and …

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Sober living is a level of care that is designed to support individuals who are transitioning from intensive addiction treatment back into daily life. It also refers to living a sustainably sober life – long after the treatment program has been completed. What is sober living? Sober living, by definition, is a structured treatment program …

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There’s never a time that self-care isn’t important. The practice of maintaining your emotional and physical wellbeing should be a priority at every stage in your life. That being said, self-care is especially critical during the recovery period, and in this article we’ll explain why and how to put self-care at the top of your …

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It seems like we all have a dozen things competing for our attention on any given day. Work, education, friends, family, hobbies and other responsibilities all seem to require so much of our time and energy. As if regular life wasn’t already overwhelming, the added demands of recovery are significant. While going through treatment for …