ADDICTION RECOVERY

Julie in Addiction Recovery
October 2, 2019

10 Things I’ve Learned from Addiction Recovery

We should all strive to become lifelong learners and some of the most important lessons that a person can learn in life will come from life experience, not a textbook.

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Julie in Drug Rehab
September 23, 2019

How to Get The Most Out of Addiction Rehab

No one envisions going to rehab as one of their life goals. It is something that happens when a person is going through something particularly difficult.

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Julie in Addiction Recovery
September 16, 2019

The Importance of Sharing Stories of Addiction Recovery

Every day in the news we are hearing about lawsuits with big Pharma, soaring overdose rates, and all of the negative consequences of the addiction epidemic the United States is currently facing.

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Julie in Narconon Success
September 7, 2019

Drug-Free. For Good. Stories of Recovery

Recent graduates share their stories of overcoming addiction and starting a new path in life.

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Julie in Addiction Recovery
July 29, 2019

Getting through the First Year of Sobriety

Making any major life change is a challenge, to say the least. Overcoming an addiction? Well, that can be even more challenging. That’s not to say it isn’t possible—people recover from addiction everyday.

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Julie in Addiction Recovery
July 8, 2019

10 Benefits of Residential Addiction Treatment

When it comes to addiction treatment there are many reasons why a residential program is a good way to go. 1. Time to focus on yourself. Attending a residential program gives a person time to disconnect from all of their other obligations in order to truly focus on themselves.

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Julie in Addiction Recovery
June 5, 2019

The Importance of Self-Care in Addiction Recovery

During active addiction, people usually do not take very good care of themselves. Although addiction can cause a person to come off as selfish to others, they are not truly doing what is in their own best interest, but rather, what is in the best interest of fulfilling their addiction.

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Julie in Addiction Recovery
April 25, 2019

What It Feels Like to Overcome an Addiction

It can be a challenge to try and explain to someone who has never experienced addiction first hand what it is like to overcome an addiction. People can empathize but they cannot truly understand it unless they have gone through it themselves.

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Julie in Addiction
March 25, 2019

The Mistake of Trading One Addiction for Another

Sometimes when a person gets clean off of drugs they feel that it is still ok to use other drugs or alcohol that were not their main “drug of choice” during their active addiction.

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Julie in Addiction Recovery
March 18, 2019

The Importance of Treating the Whole Person Not Just the Addiction

So you or a loved one are ready to get sober and you think to yourself, “Ok, all I’ve got to do is stop drinking or using drugs and I will be good; right?” Wrong. This sort of approach to getting sober is usually very unsuccessful.

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