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10 Prescription Drug Abuse & Addiction Statistics

Prescription drug abuse is an insidious epidemic plaguing many countries worldwide. It involves taking potent medical drugs without prescription, at high doses. Those who abuse prescription drugs mix them with alcohol or a cocktail of other medications, and use it for a different purpose other than what the doctor intended. Unfortunately, dependence on prescription medications often leads to drug addiction...

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Top 10 Foods Good for Liver Health

Liver health is a primary concern for newly sober people with a history of substance use disorder. One of the countless ramifications of alcohol abuse is liver damage. Years of excessively drinking alcohol cause swelling and inflammation that can potentially progress to scarring or liver cirrhosis, the final stage of liver disease. If you are recovering from addiction and are...

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Benefits of Outdoor Addiction Recovery and Treatment

Making an effort to focus on outdoor addiction recovery can work wonders for you and your path to a more sober life. The mere act of stepping out of the house to catch some fresh air and get your daily dose of sunshine comes with many positive physical and mental health benefits.  In this article, we’ll talk about the effects...

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How to Ask for Help When Dealing with Addiction

Reaching out to ask for help is often easier said than done, particularly for people dealing with substance use disorder. They hesitate to call for help, sometimes because of denial, pride, fear of rejection, or the guilt of addiction. Hence, many end up suffering in silence.  But this should not be the case. Help is, and always will be, available....

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15 Things to Do Sober Before Summer Ends

Believe it or not, addiction recovery doesn’t mean you have to hole up at home and miss out on all the fun this season has to offer. It’s possible to make the most of your time with friends and family without compromising your sobriety. So, what do sober people do for fun? Here’s a list of top sober activities you...

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