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Why Am I Sad During Thanksgiving?

On the fourth Thursday of this month, the smell of turkey, mashed potatoes, and other delicious foods will fill the air in homes and restaurants across the country. Some families and friends will be gathering to celebrate Thanksgiving, while others will give thanks from afar. Many are looking forward to this cozy fall holiday that,…

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Common Signs of Crack Addiction

Crack cocaine is an extremely addictive substance that affects many communities in the country with devastating results. Crack can dramatically change your life, and the short-term high often leads to more and more frequent use. This can be incredibly dangerous. Cocaine use is already a major cause for concern, but when cocaine is dissolved and…

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Tips to Enjoy a Sober Halloween

How do you think tenants of sober living homes celebrate the holiday season? With sober activities, of course. And the holiday season begins with a sober Halloween celebration.Halloween often marks the start of the holidays because it’s the first of several that happen over the next few months. And even though parties and family gatherings…

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Does My Attachment Style Make Me Prone to Addiction?

Attachment styles are central to the way humans perceive security in relationships. As an adult, you can gain clarity about why you feel and behave a certain way in a relationship by identifying the four major styles. This understanding can also help you determine whether you are at risk of developing a substance use disorder.…

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Best Insurances to Pay for Drug Rehab

Before you go through the admissions process at an addiction treatment facility, it’s best to determine if you can use your health insurance for drug rehab costs.Many insurance companies didn’t cover substance abuse treatment in the past. Most denied addiction treatment coverage based on whether substance use disorders or other co-occurring mental health conditions were…

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Long-Term Effects of Meth

How many lives have been saved by meth addiction treatment centers? There have to be a lot.The long-term effects of meth use can be dangerous. A continuing meth addiction typically leads to health complications or a fatal overdose, too. And with meth cravings and various physical discomforts making meth withdrawal difficult to get through successfully,…

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How Can I Have a Sober Halloween This Season?

The month of October is best known for its spooky celebration of Halloween. Flocks of decorated children ring doorbells around the neighborhood to ask for candy. Adults dressed in terrifying or risque costumes pack into bars and parties to drink and dance the night away. This is also the month of the Sober October challenge,…

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