Get Rewarded to Stay Sober with Sobercoin

Sobercoin is introducing crypto currency into the world of sobriety. With the advancement in technology that Sober Network has been bringing to the table for over 20 years, they continue to stay ahead in the game by releasing Sobercoin to offer incentive to continue with sobriety. Much like a drug stimulates the brain, Sober Network…

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Moving on After Rehab: Guide to a Fresh Start

Having the initiative to attend rehab takes a lot of strength and self-awareness, but it’s staying sober on your own that will truly improve your quality of life. Luckily, there are resources that can help. Checking in frequently with sober coaches, learning the benefits of moving away, self-care, and celebrating every step of the way,…

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The Role of Telehealth in Addiction and Recovery

Addiction has killed and destroyed the lives of millions of Americans. Drug Abuse Statistics show that over 20 million Americans aged 12 and over have substance abuse disorder. During the pandemic, many healthcare professionals who treated those with addiction issues had to reduce or stop completely physical in-person treatment plans. Enter telehealth. People battling their…

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You’re Not a “Bad” Person for Drinking Heavily

You just need to understand the consequences so you can make informed choices. I have been sober from alcohol for 6 years and I also have a mental health and addictions nursing background. Alcohol addiction runs in my family in a very serious way. I’d say I know a few things about alcohol addiction and…

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Heavy Drinking and Its Effect on Relationships

It’s not about demonizing our alcoholic loved ones, it’s about creating more understanding Gillian May3 hours ago·4 min read I am a former nurse and alcoholic in recovery. My mission is to talk about alcohol and its effect on our health, lives, and relationships. Undoubtedly, most people are aware that alcohol can cause stress and…

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Helpful Hints to Combat a Season of Holiday Triggers

By: Natalie Baker The holiday season is here, and while Christmas and New Year’s festivities can be a joyous time, this time of year also brings its own set of stressors. And those stressors can trigger substance use.  Identifying what might drive you to relapse – and having an action plan against those temptations –…

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SAMHSA to Launch New “Office of Recovery” to Expand Its Commitment to Recovery for All Americans

Thursday, September 30, 2021 The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is launching an Office of Recovery, within the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use, to advance the agency’s commitment to, and support of, recovery for all Americans. September marks National Recovery Month, and in organizing this new…

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How to Aid Your Loved Ones Through Withdrawal

Credit – Pexels Withdrawal is and can be a difficult part of the recovery process because it presents various physical and mental obstacles for the individual. Relapse rates are currently as high as 50% during and after the most intensive treatment, so it remains a major issue for addiction recovery programs. Preventing a relapse is…

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