Showing Up for Others

One of the most beautiful things about recovery is the opportunity to show up for others. When I was using, I was so stuck in my own world. I cared about my own needs, how to fill them, and that was about it. Although I had friends and people around me, I wasn’t really able […]

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How Taking a Break Can Help Your Recovery
taking a vacation in recovery

Many of have the habit of going until we are worn down. We have the desire to progress, to get things done, and to grow. However, we can end up washing out and simply running out of energy. Research has shown the value in taking breaks, stepping away from work, relaxing, and taking vacations when […]

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Can You Get Addicted to Sleeping Pills?
addicted to sleeping pills

If you are someone who is fighting the bane that is insomnia, you might have taken sleeping pills once in a while. Who does not want a peaceful good night sleep? Everyone does. But taking sleeping pills regularly might have more negative effects than you think. Have you ever asked yourself if you can get […]

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Withdrawal From Benzodiazepines

When people couldn’t live without a thing, then it is known as dependence. And every drug has a definite addiction level. Benzodiazepines like Xanax®, Valium®, and Klonopin® can all be extremely addictive, especially when abused. Read Crownview’s recent post How Long Does it Take to Get Addicted to Xanax (Alprazolam) to learn about how quickly […]

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What Is Drug Rehab
rehab and meditation

Rehab could come with the explanation of recovery Drug rehab could be compared with re-entering to re-enter in the society with due respect. And with the same zest that somewhat lost in the addiction of drug. Due to rehabilitation, people find themselves newly born in the life as well as society. Drug addiction could fall […]

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Common Risk Factors for Developing Drug Addiction
polysubstance addiction

Drug addiction or substance disorder, is somewhat a disease that affects the victim’s brain and thus results in erratic and unlikely behavior which leads to the inability of the individual to control a certain medication or drug. These drugs can be either legal or illegal or it can be both, as with polysubstance abuse and […]

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Getting Some Sleep After Getting Sober
sleeping holistic

After we get sober, one of the things we may come up against is trying to get some sleep. Sometimes, we use drugs and alcohol to help ourselves fall asleep at night. We drink until we pass out. Other times, the lack of mind-altering substances can lead to anxiety and cause us to have to […]

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Drug Addiction: My Story and How I Recovered
my story with addiction

Hi my name is Brian and I’m a recovering drug addict. I am writing this article to share my experience strength and hope with others who are suffering with the disease of addiction. If you or somebody you know is struggling with addiction, know that you’re not alone. There are twelve-step programs, support groups, state-funded […]

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Addiction and How I Recovered Part 2
Recovering from Alcoholism

I previously wrote an article called ” My addiction and how I recovered.” That article was on what lead me to use drugs and how first found my way into recovery. This article will deal with how i stay clean on a daily basis. Let me start off by qualifying myself, My name is Brian […]

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