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Learn to Say No in Sobriety: Stand Up for Yourself


One of the hardest things a person needs to after rehab is learn how to say no. Although completing an addiction treatment program is never easy, it’s often said that the real work of recovery begins after getting out of rehab. In an alcohol or drug rehab, it’s not as difficult to resist the temptation […]

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Alcohol Consumption May Cause Some Regrets


It’s no surprise to anyone that alcohol consumption may cause a person to do some regrettable things in life. By all appearances, drinking alcohol would seem to be relatively harmless. After all, a substance that’s completely legal couldn’t be all that dangerous, right? That is what many people continue to tell themselves as they irresponsibly […]

After-Rehab Transition

After-Rehab Transition: Start With These Tips


After-rehab life comes with its challenges. When some people hear the word “addiction,” negative images form in their head because of the perceptions that people have about addicts. Unfortunately, many of these assumptions are based on some level of truth. For instance, addicts frequently sacrifice their relationships if that’s what it takes to get their next fix. Moreover, […]

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Addiction Recovery Jokes Can Help Address Past Substance Abuse


Addiction is a devastating disease that we’re still learning about. Whereas most other diseases don’t change a person on such a profound, intimate level, addiction robs people of their physical health while turning them into shells of their former selves. More specifically, it causes major deterioration of a person’s overall health and wellness by weakening […]

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Addiction Recovery Quotes Offer Perspective, Honesty


The disease of addiction does not discriminate – substance dependency is blind to gender, age, social status, and race. It does not avoid successful businessmen nor favor the less fortunate. In fact, many of the great minds we as a society admire have been afflicted themselves. But there is life after addiction, and some wise […]

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8 Great Recovery-Related New Year’s Resolutions


Whether it’s because of all the money being spent on gifts, the pressure of having to get so much decorating and cooking done, or the volatility of putting dozens of members of a boisterous family together in a small space, the holidays can be downright stressful sometimes. For people in recovery, holiday stress can be dangerous, […]

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Living in Gratitude: Take Your Sobriety to the Next Level


Being in the throes of active addiction is a very, very dark time. Even when a person is a so-called “functioning addict” who has managed to hang onto a job, a home, and his or her relationships, there will have undoubtedly been many effects from the chemical dependence, whether it’s the sudden feeling that life […]


Codependency in Addiction: Knowing When to Put Yourself First


Here at Drug Treatment Center Finder, the disease of addiction is typically the main focus. However, you can’t really discuss addiction without discussing some of the afflictions and situations that tend to befall those who suffer from addiction. Codependency in addiction often an issue with people who use, and it’s an especially concerning when you consider […]

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4 Common Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Myths


When it comes to misconceptions about addiction, they appear to be more widely taken as facts than the actual facts, but this isn’t just limited to the people who have little experience with and knowledge of addiction. Even the people who are addicted to alcohol and drugs have a number of misconceptions and misgivings concerning […]

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Shame vs. Guilt: What’s the Difference?


Before we realized it was a disease, addiction was actually viewed as a conscious, willful behavior while addicts were seen as bad people who were selfish and self-destructive. As a result, people with addiction were punished, which often meant they were imprisoned or confined in asylums for the mentally insane. The idea was that the […]