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The Serenity Prayer: How it Helps Keep me Grounded

The Role of the Serenity Prayer When You Love An Addict This is a shared story from contributing writer B.H. She writes for us to discuss her son’s addiction and…

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What Are the Benefits of Having a Sponsor In Recovery?

The Benefits of a Sponsor in Recovery This post is from our contributing writer B.H. who shares stories of her experience as the mother of an addicted son.  Like individuals…

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What I Learned From My Son’s Addiction

The Positives After Active Addiction and During Recovery This is from contributing writer B.H. She regularly shares her stories about her son’s addiction including the following post on what she…

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Learning More About the Mind of An Addict

What is the Mind of An Addict Like? This is a personal story from contributor B.H. She has personally experienced her son’s addiction, treatment and recovery. She frequently shares stories…

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How Can You Cope If Your Loved One Relapses?

What Happens When Your Loved One Relapses? After a child or partner is released from drug or alcohol rehab, there is usually a dark thought in the back of the…

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Learning How to Trust a Recovering Addict: 4 Tips

Rebuilding Your Trust In a Recovering Addict Trusting the recovering addict is hard. It is even harder when a parent or loved one does not know the information needed to…

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What Are the Benefits of Reiki for Addiction?

Reiki for Addiction If you’re recovering from addiction, or know somebody that is you should consider adding Reiki to your recovery arsenal. When it comes to treating addiction, there is…

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What Is A Relapse?

What is a relapse? This is a common question, but there are complex considerations that need to be kept in mind to really understand what it is. Beating addiction is…

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How Is Pain Managed for People in Recovery for Addiction?

Pain Management for Recovering Addicts Many people who suffer from chronic pain are prescribed opiates to treat their condition by reducing pain and improving mobility. If they begin abusing opioids…

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The Difference between a Relapse and a Slip

Note: This post is another from our contributing writer B.H. who has been regularly sharing her stories and experiences with her son’s struggle with addiction.  When an addict completes a…

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