What Does Recovery Mean?

What Does Recovery Mean?

It depends on who you ask.  According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA), recovery from alcohol and drug problems is a process of change through which an individual achieves abstinence and improved health, wellness, and quality of life. This seems obvious to most of

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Celebrating Recovery Milestones

Celebrating Recovery Milestones

CELEBRATING RECOVERY MILESTONES Your decision to stay sober is something to celebrate. Many people in addiction recovery set aside days to remember their specific recovery milestones with the people they love. What Is a Sobriety Birthday? A sobriety milestone — or what some people call a sobriety

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Understanding Anger

Understanding Anger

Anger is a normal, healthy emotion, neither good nor bad. Like any emotion, it conveys a message, telling you that a situation is upsetting, unjust, or threatening. If your knee-jerk reaction to anger is to explode, however, that message never has a chance to be conveyed. So,

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How to Cope with Depression

How to Cope with Depression

Trying to cope with depression presents many challenges. It’s a silent illness that eats at people from the inside and can be impossible for others to spot. When you feel depressed, you will naturally find ways to cope with the negative feelings. However, there are healthy and

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Anxiety Resources

Anxiety Resources

What is Anxiety? Anxiety disorders are the most common mental health disorder. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, an estimated 31.1% of U.S. adults experience an anxiety disorder at some time in their lives. But what exactly is an anxiety disorder? While many experience anxiety

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