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Recent News & Addiction & Recovery Information

Chronic Pain and Substance Abuse

chronic pain and substance abuse - woman with chronic painExperts estimate that about 20% of the population struggles with chronic pain.

Suffering from chronic pain can increase a person’s risk of developing a substance abuse problem, which means addiction treatment programs must address pain management as part of the foundation for a sober lifestyle. (more…)

Alcohol’s Damaging Effects on the Brain

Alcohol's Damaging Effects on the Brain - brain damageThe brain is a complex web of connections controlling bodily responses, cognitive function, and mood.

Even just a few drinks can affect the brain by changing how neurotransmitters relay information, but long-term abuse of alcohol can have severe consequences for your overall health and wellbeing. (more…)

8 New Year’s Resolutions for People in Recovery

8 New Year's Resolutions for People in Recovery - going into the new yearSetting New Year’s resolutions is more than just a fun tradition.

If you take the time to create actionable goals for yourself, your New Year’s resolutions can be an important tool in promoting a lasting recovery.

Using the SMART Goals Framework

Most New Year’s resolutions fail because they are too vague (more…)