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Person walking through the woods, thinking about how to cope with relapse dreams.
Ways to Cope with Relapse Dreams

Ways to Cope with Relapse Dreams Content reviewed by Karen Rubenstein, LMFT, Chief Clinical Officer at Cliffside Malibu Dreams have been a…

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Tension between mom and daughter sitting on the couch, talking about what to do if your teen is still using even after treatment.
What Do You Do If Your Teen Is Using after You’ve Finished Addiction Treatment?

What Do You Do If Your Teen Is Using after You’ve Finished Addiction Treatment? As you return to the world after…

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5 Things Addiction Recovery Is Not

5 Things Addiction Recovery Is Not There are many misconceptions about what drug or alcohol recovery can and cannot do for…

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People in group therapy, talking in a circle about addiction recovery.
Alternatives to 12-Step Addiction Recovery Groups

Alternatives to 12-Step Addiction Recovery Groups Cultivating a support system in early sobriety is paramount. Most resources will direct you towards…

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Addiction recovery and major surgery, woman asking if she can take painkillers after a surgery.
Addiction Recovery and Major Surgery: Can I Take Painkillers?

Addiction Recovery and Major Surgery: Can I Take Painkillers? At some point in life, you may need major surgery. Major surgery…

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Two men in the park after a work out discussing whether or not they will be 'in recovery' for the rest of their lives and what that looks like.
Am I Going to Be in Recovery for the Rest of My Life?

Am I Going to Be in Recovery for the Rest of My Life? Deciding to get sober is a challenge for…

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Three men laughing and catching up, talking about rebuilding relationships after addiction treatment.
Rebuilding Relationships After Addiction Treatment

Rebuilding Relationships After Addiction Treatment Once in recovery, one of the first things you might want to do is start fixing…

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Two people with masks on talking about what addiction recovery looks like post pandemic.
Addiction Recovery Post-Pandemic

Addiction Recovery Post-Pandemic It appears things are getting somewhat back to normal after a stressful year, and it is time to…

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Navigating Invitations to Drink

Navigating Invitations to Drink  As more people are getting vaccinated for COVID-19, many facilities are beginning to open up again, including…

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Woman stretching in front of the ocean, seeking privacy during addiction treatment.
Seeking Privacy During Alcohol Treatment

Seeking Privacy During Alcohol Treatment Seeking treatment for alcohol addiction is a significant step towards recovery. However, for many, this decision…

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