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Sobriety in Hard Times: A User’s Guide

Sobriety in Hard Times: A User’s Guide

It can feel like tough times come at us hard and fast. Just when you’re getting the hang of this recovery thing, a situation comes up that shakes you to your very core. Something that makes you stare into the night sky and wonder, “Am I being tested?” But the answer is no, my friend. You’re not. You’re just living life, and handling what comes at you.

5 Steps For Talking to A Loved One About Their Pain Med Problem

5 Steps For Talking to A Loved One About Their Pain Med Problem

Maybe it’s just a hunch, or maybe you’re absolutely certain — your loved one is struggling with pain meds, a.k.a. opioids, the term most often used in terrifying headlines ripping through the nation lately. So how do you talk to them about it in the most constructive, helpful way possible?

Heroin Detox: The First Three Days Survival Guide

Heroin Detox: The First Three Days Survival Guide

Ready to detox from heroin? Here’s how to handle the cravings and physical withdrawal. Once you can kick the dope, you won’t be a slave to your addiction anymore. But you probably already know, if you’ve ever run out of your supply, that detox isn’t easy or fun. It’s a hard process with a huge payoff.