The Double Edged Sword of Recovery Influencers

Recovery influencers do more than share stories; they build connections and fight stigmas on social media. This article examines the complexity of recovery influencer’s relationship with their followers, examining how their actions can ripple through the community, affecting trust and shaping the general view of the recovery journey.     What Recovery Influencers Bring to […]

Is Drinking Kombucha in Recovery OK?

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Is It Safe to Drink Kombucha in Recovery? Kombucha, a fermented tea beverage, has soared in popularity for its purported health benefits, from aiding digestion to acting as an antioxidant source. However, if you’re in recovery from alcoholism, you might wonder whether this drink is safe for you. The truth is, the answer is different […]

International Overdose Awareness Day (IOAD): Remembering, Preventing, and Healing

In the intricate tapestry of global health challenges, addiction, and overdose are threads that touch almost every society. This article delves into International Overdose Awareness Day (IOAD) and the myriad global strategies and initiatives to address the overdose epidemic. From understanding its origins to exploring holistic approaches to recovery and prevention, we aim to shed […]

Kimberly Coates: A Case Study of Alcoholism Among Teachers

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The story of Kimberly Coates, a third-grade teacher at Perkins-Tryon School in Oklahoma, has sparked an important conversation about educators’ challenges. Coates was arrested for allegedly being intoxicated during school hours, highlighting the individual responsibility of teachers and the broader issues they face, including substance abuse and high levels of job stress. Addressing these issues […]

The Mole People & Las Vegas Underground Evacuation for Hurricane Hillary 2023

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An underground community in Las Vegas, estimated at 75,000 people, including individuals battling mental health issues, teenagers, veterans, and addicts, face a life-threatening situation as Hurricane Hilary strengthens to a Category 4 storm. Las Vegas is preparing for a significant weather event this weekend that could bring two years’ worth of rain in just days. […]

The Silent Struggle: Living with a Chronic Illness in Recovery

Going through addiction and finding recovery often involves significant personal growth, but some people also have to deal with the challenges of living with a chronic illness. Managing their health condition and recovery can be difficult, as one can worsen the other. This article explores the experiences of individuals who are dealing with chronic illness […]

Weekend Warrior: The Slippery Slope of Recreational Drug Use

As the work week ends and Friday night rolls around, the temptation to escape reality can be overwhelming. However, it’s important to remember that recreational drug use, while seemingly harmless in small doses, can be dangerous. Unfortunately, society has normalized and made it more prevalent. This article takes an honest look at commonly used substances […]

Managing Finances in Addiction Recovery

Today is National Dollar Day, celebrating the foundation of America’s banking system and the dollar’s value which also makes it a great time to reflect on managing finances in addiction recovery. Managing finances during addiction recovery can be challenging, but it’s critical to achieving long-term success and well-being. In this article, we delve into the […]

Beyond Addiction: The Journey of Finding Purpose in Recovery

Starting the journey toward recovery from addiction requires courage and transformation. Individuals work hard to regain control of their lives physically and emotionally. Finding a purpose becomes essential and empowering during this process, serving as a guiding light that illuminates the way forward. This article dives into the importance of discovering purpose during recovery, highlighting […]

The Crucial Role of Therapy in Substance Abuse Treatment

Substance abuse is a challenging journey, often filled with unbelievable obstacles. But there’s a guiding light on this path—therapy. Therapy plays a significant role in the treatment process, acting as a compass and guiding individuals through their unique recovery journey. It helps unravel the complex emotions tied to addiction and provides the tools to manage […]