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5 Things You Want to Know About Addiction

There’s a lot of information out there about alcoholism and drug addiction.  The sheer volume of articles, books, and videos on the topic can be overwhelming, and despite all of this, people are left still wanting answers. So, we’ve answered five of the top questions you may have about the topic. 1. Am I a … Continued

Rethinking Positive Thinking

Positive thinking isn’t necessarily as beneficial as we have thought.  In fact, Gabriele Oettingen, a professor of psychology at New York University and the University of Hamburg, tells us positive thinking often hinders us.  “Positive thinking fools our minds into perceiving that we’ve already attained our goal, slackening our readiness to pursue it.” Based on … Continued

Apps for Recovery

Since technology is part of every aspect of our lives these days, it’s no surprise that there are quite a few apps created especially for people in recovery. Recovery begins when we leave treatment and it’s a lifelong series of ebbs and flows that require constant commitment. These apps are designed to help manage triggers … Continued

Relapse – Phases and Warning Signs

The Phases and Warning Signs of Relaps