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Break Free from Trauma with the 12 Steps

Breaking Free from Trauma: How the 12 Steps Can Help

Understanding the Trauma Journey Breaking free from trauma is a challenging journey, especially for those who have struggled with addiction. Many addicts and alcoholics have a history of past trauma, which often leads to mental health complications. As a coping mechanism, they might turn to substances to numb their pain.

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The Newest Danger in the Fentanyl Epidemic

Fentanyl Overdoses Are Skyrocketing The fentanyl epidemic has already been a significant public health crisis, but recent developments have introduced even more perilous dimensions. The addition of tranquilizers like medetomidine to fentanyl is causing mass overdoses, posing new challenges for treatment and prevention. Understanding the dangers of fentanyl and its

Finding a Higher Power

How to Find a Higher Power in Recovery

The Importance of Finding a Higher Power Finding a higher power is a crucial step in the journey to recovery. It allows us to seek guidance from a force greater than ourselves, helping us navigate life’s difficulties and not feel so alone. This guidance can come from a group like

Practicing Acceptance in Recovery

Practicing Acceptance in Recovery: An Ongoing Process

Life on Life’s Terms: The Value of Practicing Acceptance Practicing acceptance in recovery is not just a principle—it is the heart of getting and staying clean and sober. Whether we are newly sober or have many years of sobriety, the truth is life can sometimes be difficult to navigate. The best way

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Understanding Super Meth: The Rising Threat

In recent years, the drug epidemic has taken a new turn with the emergence of “super meth,” a more potent form of methamphetamine that is causing significant concern among public health officials, law enforcement, and communities across the globe. This blog post delves into what super meth is, its differences

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The Dangers of Suboxone in Treating Opioid Addiction

Suboxone, a name increasingly heard in discussions about opioid addiction treatment, presents itself as a beacon of hope for those entangled in the throes of dependency. However, beneath its therapeutic guise, the dangers of Suboxone paint a starkly different picture. This article delves into what Suboxone is, its rise to

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Facing the Meth Crisis: The Dangers of Using Meth

The methamphetamine crisis continues to ravage communities across the US, leaving a trail of destruction in its wake. Meth, a highly addictive stimulant, poses severe risks to mental and physical health, often leading to devastating long-term consequences. Let’s talk about the dangers of meth, how powerful addiction to it is,

Step One in Alcoholics Anonymous

Step One in Recovery: Embracing Change and Rediscovering Hope

The Power of Step One Step One of Alcoholics Anonymous is, “We admitted we were powerless over alcohol and that our lives had become unmanageable.” Embarking on the journey of recovery can be both daunting and transformative. Whether you are struggling with addiction or supporting a loved one in their

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Step One: What Is Powerlessness Over Addiction?

Step One – Admitting Powerlessness Over Our Addiction What is powerlessness in addiction? Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous both discuss powerlessness over addiction in Step One. Let’s discuss what that means. As a reminder, Step One from Narcotics Anonymous states: We admitted we were powerless over our addiction, that our