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Ten Powerful Songs for Your Recovery Playlist

Ten Powerful Songs for Your Recovery Playlist

Music is powerful. It is a way to celebrate, express yourself, and connect with others. It can influence feelings, thoughts, and behaviors. Music has been shown to reduce stress, relax the mind, reduce the symptoms of depression, improve motivation, and energize the...
The Dangers of Mixing Meth and Alcohol

The Dangers of Mixing Meth and Alcohol

When a person uses alcohol or methamphetamine (meth) separately, the effects can be dangerous. When they use both drugs together, the danger is much more prevalent. Taking meth and alcohol together can lead to severe complications, including organ damage, stroke,...
Ideas for Sober Family Fun

Ideas for Sober Family Fun

When a person is in active addiction, their substance use disorder affects their whole family. Confusion, disruption, and lack of communication are common occurrences. Family bonds are damaged or broken. Being in recovery from a drug or alcohol addiction means...

Alcohol: Addiction, Withdrawal, and Treatment

An addiction to alcohol, also known as alcohol use disorder (AUD), is considered a chronic brain disorder. The disease is classified as mild, moderate, or severe. When a person is addicted, their brain chemistry and nervous system are affected. Alcohol Addiction When...
Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) and Addiction

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) and Addiction

A depressive disorder, seasonal affective disorder (SAD), affects some people at certain times of the year. The symptoms of seasonal affective disorder often make individuals struggling with substance abuse more vulnerable to drinking or using drugs as a way to...
Equine Therapy in Recovery: Exploring the Benefits

Equine Therapy in Recovery: Exploring the Benefits

Equine therapy, a form of experiential therapy, has numerous benefits for those in recovery from drug and alcohol addiction. Once known as equine-assisted psychotherapy, it is also referred to as horse therapy or horse-assisted therapy. What Is Equine Therapy? Equine...