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What Are the Six Principles of Harm Reduction?

The term “harm reduction” might sound like just another buzzword in the addiction recovery community, but it’s a game-changing and life-transforming approach that can make a real difference in your future recovery. This approach is based on the six principles of harm reduction, which offer a fresh perspective on addiction and recovery, challenging traditional beliefs. […]
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How to Help a Loved One in Rehab

When a loved one enters drug and alcohol rehab, it is a new chapter of life, not only for them but for you as well. This journey will involve hope, challenges, and a shared dream about recovery.  Keep reading to explore some essential strategies to help a loved one in rehab based on recent statistics […]
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Creating a Relapse Prevention Plan

If you are embarking on the path to recovery from addiction, then you have probably heard about a “relapse prevention plan.” But what is it? And how can one create an effective personalized plan to avoid relapse? Read on to answer these questions and learn the step-by-step process of forming a solid relapse prevention plan. […]
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Building Healthy Relationships in Recovery

Recovery is a transformative process that demands more than mere abstinence from addictive substances and behaviors. It’s a time of self-reflection, personal growth, and rebuilding healthy relationships. Developing such relationships can be the key to success on this challenging road.  Read on to understand why building healthy relationships in recovery is essential and how to […]
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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Behavioral Health

In today’s world, people are experiencing more mental health problems than ever before.  Every year in the United States, twenty percent of adults have mental health issues, and a large majority of these individuals also suffer from addiction disorders.  Such conditions may be challenging to cure because of their complexities and because different individuals have […]
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Stress Management Techniques for Individuals in Recovery

Going through addiction treatment and recovery can be an overwhelming experience, and stress becomes a constant companion on this journey.  Substance abuse and stress often come together, so by managing one, we can gain better control over the other.  That’s why clients in recovery must learn and apply effective stress management techniques.  Now, let’s dive […]
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