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How to Find Sober Roommates

Committing to sobriety is a huge step towards recovery from addiction. You have made the conscious decision to move past drug or alcohol use because you understand that your well-being– and your life– depends on it. But once you commit to sobriety, you’ll face a ton of obstacles that will test your strength and willpower to […]

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How to Support a Friend in Recovery

How to Be a Supportive Friend to Someone in Rehab If someone you know has a chemical dependency issue and goes to rehab, naturally, you want to be a supportive friend. It’s important that you’re supportive in the right way. In some cases, you might think you’re helping, but you’re actually making the situation worse. This article describes a […]

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Intervention Gone Wrong: Why Some Interventions Fail and What to Do if Yours Does

Are you staging an intervention for a loved one? They’re never easy but they necessary for your friend’s health. No matter how good your intentions, some interventions just go wrong sometimes, just because your loved one gets upset and leaves. The intervention failing doesn’t always mean that you’ve failed to help your friend. If you know what […]

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What Does a Typical Day in Rehab Look Like?

Worldwide, 31 million people have drug use disorders. Alcohol use results in 3.3 million deaths each year. No matter the types of addiction, there is help. There are various drug treatment centers available. These centers offer a safe and supportive space for recovery. Here is what to expect in drug rehab on a daily basis. […]

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How to Choose an Intervention Specialist

Do you have a loved one struggling with a drug or alcohol addiction? You’re not alone. An estimated 20.2 million American adults have a substance use disorder. For loved ones, addiction feels frightening and confusing. It can also feel downright infuriating. Help is available. However, it can be challenging to guide your loved one to the right […]

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5 Keys to Loving an Addict Without Enabling Them

When you realize that the person you love has been struggling with an addiction, your emotions are going to be all over the place. You’ll feel guilty for not noticing their problem earlier. You’ll feel angry that they’ve hidden something from you. You’ll feel isolated from them as if you don’t know them anymore. The main […]

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