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Body Image and Addiction

  What does your dream body look like? Does it match up with what your body looks like right now? If you answered no, you’re not alone. Most people have an idealized version of their body, and this is not … Read the rest “Body Image and Addiction”...

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Addiction, Recovery, Pregnancy & You

Recovering as a Pregnant Mother: What Might Recovery Look Like for a Pregnant Woman?  The number of women who use substances during pregnancy is on the rise. Research has shown a direct link between substance use and health problems for … Read the rest “Addiction, Recovery, Pregnancy & You”...

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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 “What About Women?”...

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The shame of addiction

There are a few different factors that can prevent people from seeking treatment. You may be in denial that there is a problem, to begin with, or you may not know about the treatment options you have available to you. … Read the rest “The shame of addiction”...

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Getting back in the dating game?

Many of us desire and seek out romantic relationships. When you decide to start your recovery journey, this desire probably won’t just disappear; after all, humans have a need for affection and a desire to be loved. However, recovery can … Read the rest “Getting back in the dating game?”...

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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 “Nutrition and recovery from addiction”...

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Is there a Virtual Cure?

Many people who are dependent on drugs often dream about what their lives might look like once they heal from addiction. You might be looking forward to the day you can say no to things that triggered your drug use … Read the rest “Is there a Virtual Cure?”...

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What recovery might look like for you.

Things you should know about recovery during the pandemic  In many ways, it feels like the worst of the pandemic is behind us. Many restrictions have been lifted over the past few months; we can grab a bite at many … Read the rest “What recovery might look like for…...

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