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Tips for Thriving

By Michael  /  May 1, 2018
Staying clean is an ongoing struggle, and keeping your life on track is a challenge. Life may be overwhelming at times, and you may fear your recovery will be tested. With the right strategies in place, you can stay sober and make 2018 your best year yet! Addiction is something that doesn’t go away, but it can be managed. Follow this advice to get your life back on track. Commit Experts cited by Psych Central suggest the first and foremost rule in staying clean is your wholehearted commitment. Your top priority should be focusing on making your recovery real by...
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Why go to a Sober Living?

By Michael  /  March 11, 2017
In the past decade we in the treatment and recovery industry have seen Sober Livings take a far more prominent role than they have ever historically. There was a time when sober living meant you paid rent and someone was going to be by at some point to drug test you, maybe there was a live in manager to make sure everyone was home for curfew if there was one. These day we have a far broader spectrum. While at the core all sober living houses primarily offer safe housing there is now a much broader spectrum. The level of...
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Relapse

By Michael  /  October 21, 2016
There is quite a bit of debate in recovery circles as to wether relapse is a part of recovery. Now speaking strictly for myself, it is a part of my story and i do believe it was also a part of my recovery. I am very much of the opinion that recovery is not a positive or negative value, sober or not sober. I am of the belief that recovery is a life long journey, not all that different from the journey every one goes through as far as personal growth, wether they're an addict or not. My relapse helped...
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Jordan’s Story

By Jordan Light  /  October 21, 2016
I was one of the people nobody thought would make it. I came to recovery on my own volition and knew, whether I was outwardly in acceptance or not, that my life needed to true change. Regardless of what I knew, I dismissed any change or advice with humor or visceral anger. I am only where I am today because of the quality of the people I found myself surrounded by, and the singular purpose shifting from wanting to get high to sincerely desiring a new existence. At my low point, I no longer had a relationship with my family...
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