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Sober Thanksgiving

The inclusion of alcohol and other substances in holiday gatherings can make it hard to have a sober Thanksgiving. Holidays can also be stressful if you struggle with past trauma or have strained relationships with your friends and loved ones. But a sober Thanksgiving can be just as fun and meaningful as past holidays if…

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Benefits of Art Therapy

Drugs like opiates can lead to physical dependency, which can make it extremely difficult to recover without help. Besides a fatal overdose, addiction can cause personal, legal, and financial problems. Substance abuse disorders can also aggravate underlying medical and mental health disorders. Inpatient and outpatient rehabs, which offer programs like art therapy, can help you…

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Sober Holidays

Substance abuse disorders and alcoholism can destroy your relationships, damage your health, and prevent you from working. Substance abuse disorders are chronic mental health diseases, meaning that you must manage your symptoms throughout your lifetime. You can deal with cravings throughout all stages of your recovery, which can make holidays especially tricky. If you are…