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What Do You Need To Stay Sober After Treatment?

Stepping out into the world, away from the bubble of protection that treatment offers, is a big deal. Treatment removes the temptation, the bad influences, and the situations that spell trouble for addicts and alcoholics. When it’s time to discharge, you will have the tools you learned in treatment, and the real world is where you get to use them. …Read More

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Traveling Sober: Tools You Need to Maintain Your Recovery Abroad

  Some fear the minibar.  For others it is the fear of flying.  Some equate vacationing to partying.  Worst of all it is sometimes wondering how in the world you are going to make it through a weekend with your crazy family.  No matter what the trigger is for you, traveling seems to amplify your desire tenfold.  Fear not!  Here …Read More

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Wait, Isn’t Sober Dating Going To Be Awkward?

                Contrary to popular belief, there’s actually no written rule that a first date or a first series of dates has to include meeting at a bar, meeting in a restaurant and ordering drinks, or doing anything that has to do with alcohol. Alcohol really isn’t required for your first dates with someone. …Read More

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How To Manage Mental Stress During Difficult Times And Stay Sober

                  The world is at ends with itself in many ways. As addicts and alcoholics in recovery, we advocate to ourselves not to take things too seriously and to focus on the positive in order to find gratitude. We are also encouraged to become more empathetic and compassionate toward ourselves and toward …Read More