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Category Archives: Self-Help

Opioids and the Pharmaceutical Industry

It is easy to blame addicts for their addiction. This is an age-old and tiresome moral short cut for the lazy and those who have been lucky enough to not be touched by the opioid and heroin addiction crisis. From within the world of addiction recovery, we know that addiction is a complex problem that…

The Simple Facts About Alcoholism

Drinking is a part of adult life. For much of the world, this is simply that case. Alcohol is firmly embedded as part of the cultural life of all of Europe, Australia, and much of Asia. Many of us will taste our first drops of wine or beer in childhood. For most people this is…

LGBTQ People and Living Sober

There are difficulties specific to LGBTQ people and recovery. The isolation so common with addiction and recovery is especially pronounced for LGBTQ people. Not only are they too often forced to hide their addiction. They have the added loneliness of frequently having to hide who they actually are. What is more, there still are not…

The Danger of Fentanyl

As if heroin was not dangerous enough, reports from the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre in Sydney speak of the dangerous rise of the use of Fentanyl and the further danger of heroin that has been cut with Fentanyl. The death of the musician Prince put the name of this drug into the public…

Relationships in Recovery

Recovery can be a challenge in so many ways, but this is true of life in general. One aspect of life and recovery that many do not really discuss are relationships. Though relationships are a normal, healthy part of life, they are often lost when in active addiction. This does not just mean romantic relationships,…