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How Group Therapy Can Strengthen Your Interpersonal Relationships

If you have been in individual therapy, you have probably broken down a few walls and learned more about yourself from the work you and your therapist did together. However,

Signs You May Be Self-Medicating and What to Do When It Stops Working

It can be hard to realize you are self-medicating if you believe the behaviors are normal and everyone does them. Pretend that you had a rough day at work where

What to Do if You Relapse During Quarantine

The COVID-19 pandemic hit the world in March 2020 and has caused many to stay in quarantine for the safety of themselves and others from the risk of exposure to

Celebrating the Holidays During COVID-19

Depending on where you live, you have probably been social distancing since March 2020 or after. Social distancing and quarantines have been going on for months, and as the holiday

How Alcohol Makes Anxiety Worse

Alcohol has been used to enjoy social gatherings for as long as it has been created. However, the effects of alcohol have made it be used to cope with strong

Coping With Trauma Triggers During the Holidays

Coping with trauma and its triggers can be a difficult feat, but it is possible. However, the holidays are a challenge all by themselves in that they include tons of

The Best Online Support Groups For Staying Sober During COVID-19

COVID-19 has taken the world by storm and has left many feeling isolated, hopeless, and as if this situation will never end. Staying in quarantine for months on end for

Support Groups for Loved Ones

Addiction has been classified as a family disease. This is because it not only affects the person going through active addiction, but it can also impact their friends and family.

Muscle Memory for Healing: Addiction Recovery

Addiction is a chronic disease that can rewire your brain by hijacking the reward circuit to produce more of the feel-good chemicals, causing the brain to crave drugs or alcohol

How to Create a Recovery Space in Your Own Home

Addiction is a chronic disease, meaning that even when treatment is complete, the work is never done. The recovering addict will have to work on maintaining sobriety every day of