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5 things to consider when dating in recovery

5 things to consider when dating in recovery

Dating can be a fulfilling and exciting part of life, but when you’re in the early stages of recovery it comes with some extra challenges and considerations. It’s important that you approach new relationships with mindfulness and caution to protect both your sobriety...

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What are the long term effects of opioids?

What are the long term effects of opioids?

What are opioids? Opioids are a class of drug which includes both prescription pain relief and illegal substances. The use of opioids for both pain relief and euphoria dates back to 3400 BC where Ancient Sumerians referred to opium poppies as the joy plant. When it...

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What is outpatient rehab?

What is outpatient rehab?

Outpatient rehab is a versatile and effective treatment for substance use disorder, designed for people seeking recovery while maintaining their daily routines. For some, committing to a residential program is a challenge as they face barriers such as work, family...

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What does sobriety mean?

What does sobriety mean?

Sobriety generally refers to the state of being sober. This is a physiological and psychological state of being unaffected by intoxicants. When it comes to Substance Use Disorder, sobriety is often associated with abstaining from the consumption of these substances....

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Turn the page and unlock your potential

Turn the page and unlock your potential

As we turn the page on the calendar (or hang a new one entirely), it’s a great time to embark on a transformational journey and unlock your potential. If you or a loved one is grappling with addiction, this year can mark the beginning of a new chapter. Setting goals...

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7 Tips for staying sober during the silly season

7 Tips for staying sober during the silly season

The end of year is often associated with joy and festivities. However, for those in recovery it can be a challenging time filled with triggers and temptations. With the right strategies, you can navigate the silly season while staying committed to your recovery. Here...

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How to get sober

How to get sober

Are you looking for a quick way to sober up? Unfortunately, there isn’t anything you can do to speed up the process of lowering your blood alcohol concentration (BAC). Your liver just needs time to filter your blood and remove the alcohol from your system. However,...

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