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Binge Drinking, It’s Not What You Think

Binge drinking. Images of raiding the liquor cabinet while the parents are away, teens passed out in frat or dorm hallways, and kids sneaking beers at a football game fill the mind. But would it surprise you to know that the age group most likely to die from binge drinking is people 35-64 years old?…

Accepting Help Enhances the Recovery Experience

An important part of the recovery process is letting go of individual will power. An “I can do it myself” attitude stands in the way of recovery. Developing relationships with others who have already overcome the power of drugs and alcohol makes a new way of life possible. People who are struggling with substance abuse…

The Addiction Ripple Effect

Addiction may be a disease of loneliness, but the effect of addiction tends to radiate outward from the most isolated addict to his or her family, community, and the population at large in a ripple effect of continuing unintended consequences. The effect of addiction on the nation can be counted in the hundreds of billions…

Is Drug Addiction a Developmental Disorder?

The conventional wisdom in recovery circles says that people “stop maturing when they start using (alcohol or drugs).” According to a recent Yale study, teens’ brains are more susceptible to risky and impulsive behavior, including trying drugs in spite of the inherent risks. Furthermore, normal neural development is sidetracked in favor or repeating the behavior…

How to Practice Gratitude

For people in recovery, it is essential to cultivate a practice of gratitude. Some people are naturally positive and able to wake up to see the sunny side of their day ahead. For the rest, gratitude can be done as a spiritual practice which will help us to maintain sobriety, balance our emotions, and re-discover…

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