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Why Language Matters When Talking About Addiction Why Language Matters When Talking About Addiction

Why Language Matters When Talking About Addiction

"My laundry is 'clean' and 'dirty'—not people." Some tips on how to use language that doesn't perpetuate stigma

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Is It Normal To Be This Anxious in Recovery? Is It Normal To Be This Anxious in Recovery?

Is It Normal To Be This Anxious in Recovery?

Things will feel very raw at first, but you can learn some simple methods for coping with anxiety

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Why Alcohol and Anxiety Don't Mix Why Alcohol and Anxiety Don't Mix

Why Alcohol and Anxiety Don't Mix

Anxiety disorders are extremely common, and even in the short term, alcohol can make them worse

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Mental Health and Managing Chronic Pain Mental Health and Managing Chronic Pain

Mental Health and Managing Chronic Pain

Long-term pain doesn't just hurt—it can impact mood, sleep and relationships. Learn more from this Psych Hub video

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Road Map to the First Five Years in Sobriety Road Map to the First Five Years in Sobriety

Road Map to the First Five Years in Sobriety

The road ahead may seem daunting at times, but it’s worth it. Here's a month-by-month guide on what to expect

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Detaching From Fear Detaching From Fear

Detaching From Fear

Author Mary Ellin Lerner on one of the many lessons learned from attending recovery meetings

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7 Health Signs of Chronic Alcoholism 7 Health Signs of Chronic Alcoholism

7 Health Signs of Chronic Alcoholism

Changes may begin when people really understand what alcohol does to their bodies

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Detox to Treatment, a Guide Detox to Treatment, a Guide

Detox to Treatment, a Guide

Do I need detox? And how is treatment different? We break down how both can be crucial in recovery

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Recovery Happens: Spread the Good News! Recovery Happens: Spread the Good News!

Recovery Happens: Spread the Good News!

Media coverage highlights the exploding addiction rates in the U.S., but there’s another story too

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Medications for Opioid Use Disorder Medications for Opioid Use Disorder

Medications for Opioid Use Disorder

The bottom line: Medications for opioid overdose, withdrawal and addiction are safe, effective and save lives. Learn more

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ADDICTIONary ADDICTIONary

ADDICTIONary

Language matters: Check out this helpful guide to learn the words and phrases related to addiction, treatment and recovery

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Addiction | The Hijacker Addiction | The Hijacker

Addiction | The Hijacker

The Addiction Policy Forum explains how substance use can hijack the brain, making it think that the substance is the most important thing for survival

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Understanding Addiction and Recovery Understanding Addiction and Recovery

Understanding Addiction and Recovery

Maslow's "hierarchy of needs" helps us better understand how addiction affects our brains and lives

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