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How to Stop a Relapse & Limit Stressors During the Holidays

In the winter holidays of November, December, and January, people experience their highest rates of anxiety all year. In fact, 84% of Americans report feeling moderately to overwhelmingly stressed during the holidays. The holidays also have the highest rates of drug and alcohol related fatalities. Almost 91,000 Americans have died substance-related deaths in the month …

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Sober Living: 9 Things to be Thankful for This Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a holiday that can either help you feel more connection and deeper love, or increased anxiety and deeper depression. Stress has been proven to be a major contributor to substance use disorder and relapse—but that doesn’t mean you have to give into it. Instead of letting Thanksgiving drag you down into repeating old …

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5 Reasons to Stop Your Addiction Denial & Improve Your Life

Denial is a psychological defense wherein a person refuses to accept a reality that changes their view of themselves, and it is the number one obstacle to addiction recovery. Addiction denial isn’t just the refusal to recognize that there is any problem at all, it is any lie, omission, justification, exaggeration, or other kind of …

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