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What About Women?

Addiction and recovery can look a lot different in women compared to men. Women face different obstacles in both stages, and the reasons they start using drugs in the first place can be different too. For example, more women than … Read the rest...

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Nutrition and recovery from addiction

Nutrition in recovery is a personal thing. The age-old saying is true: we are what we eat. However, what we eat affects us in different ways. Our bodies produce varied responses to the food we eat, both on an individual … Read the rest...

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Are you interested in a life free from addictions?

What does it mean to be sober curious?  Have you ever wondered why alcohol is so prevalent at social events? Do you ever think about what your life would be like without alcohol? Have you noticed that you use alcohol … Read the rest...

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Thinking of Having a Non Drink Drink?

Are Non-Alcoholic Drinks Beneficial for People in Recovery?  From sparkling grape juice to “near beer”, there are a many different non-alcoholic options for people who want to abstain from alcohol. There are a few reasons why someone would want to … Read the rest...

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The High Cost of Low Living

I first heard this “descriptive phrase” spoken to me by a recovering addict and the statement captured my attention because of its’ unerring accuracy. You see, I have been part of a remarkable team for the Heritage Treatment Foundation, a … Read the rest...

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Meditation Instead of Medication

Why are so many – so stressed?  Our societies seem to be running on empty even though our days are filled to the brim.  As night falls, we drop onto our sofas with a thud, exhausted and yet unable to … Read the rest...

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