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Top 5 Benefits of Quitting Drinking

More than 15 million Americans over the age of 18 have an alcohol use disorder. Heavy drinking can take its toll on your physical and mental health with a range of side effects that include anxiety, cancer, cirrhosis, dementia, depression, digestive issues, fibrosis, pancreatitis, and even stroke.  So, what happens when you quit drinking alcohol?  […]

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Avoiding Relapse During the Holidays

The holidays are quickly approaching. While most people view this time of year with excitement and anticipation, others may experience anxiety or depression for a variety of reasons. For those in recovery the festive season can be a minefield of holiday trauma triggers that are tricky to navigate. Without the appropriate coping mechanisms and support […]

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Addiction Recovery and Navigating the Holidays

For those living with substance use disorders or addiction, the holidays can be triggering. While most people associate this time of year with happiness and togetherness, for some the holidays dredge up negative feelings and memories. Estrangement or issues within the family system, grief, loneliness, and trauma associated with this time of year are all […]

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