5 Simple Tips to Manage Stress in Recovery

5 Simple Tips to Manage Stress in Recovery

Stress can derail even the strongest recovery if you do not have a plan in place to deal with both the expected and the unexpected things life can throw at you. From getting stuck in traffic on your way to …

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The 10 Best Books about Addiction

The 10 Best Book about Addiction

“Literature” is often cited as a tool for people overcoming addiction. Literature means reading about your addiction, stories of recovery and learning more about living a clean, sober life.

If you are looking for great reads to understand addiction and …

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Acupuncture: A Real Treatment Option

acupuncture a real treatment option

Acupuncture is a traditional Chinese medicine shown to reduce stress, boost immunity, relieve pain, speed recovery times, and improve circulation. You can make acupuncture a part of your recovery program at Clarity Way, where we combine effective alternative treatments with …

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How to Enjoy the Holidays Without Drugs and Alcohol

how to enjoy the holidays without drugs and alcohol

As 2015 draws to a close, many of us will be laughing with friends, celebrating at parties, and exchanging extravagant gifts. The holidays are a special time of year, but they are also enormously stressful — especially if you are …

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Life After Rehab

life-after-rehabYou worked long and hard for this moment, and there were times when you thought it would never come. But now you are ready to transition from rehab back into your regular life, it feels a little scary. Life in …

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Who’s the Boss Star Danny Pintauro Admits HIV and Past Meth Abuse

Who’s the Boss Star Danny Pintauro Admits HIV and Past Meth Abuse

Former child actor Danny Pintauro, who starred as Jonathan Bower on the 1980s sitcom Who’s the Boss, admitted he came out as gay in 1997 and contracted HIV in 2003. Bower acknowledged his coming out story first in an interview …

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Getting Over the Shame of Needing Help

 Getting Over the Shame of Needing Help

Shame is a powerful emotion we use to cover up other uncomfortable feelings such as helplessness, grief, or loneliness, and the feeling of shame is common in individuals who need to get help for abusing alcohol or drugs.

Although the …

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Shame and Recovery

shame and recovery

It seems counterintuitive to think about addiction recovery in anything but a positive light; however, this occurs every day. The problem is as you begin to get healthier and start to reevaluate your life, the concept of shame and embarrassment …

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What Is Naltrexone?


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The prescription medicine Naltrexone is an ally in the battle against addiction. It is not, however, a cure. Many rehab facilities use this synthetic drug to fight the effects of opiate addiction and alcoholism, even though a lot of people …

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Is Addiction a Disease?

Addiction is a topic that most people either avoid at all costs or brush off. It’s widely misunderstood, largely because it’s hard for most people to conceive of addiction as a disease.

Historically, substance abuse and addiction have been viewed …

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