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Dry vs Sober: Exploring the Dry Drunk Syndrome

Gayle: What detox does, is it gets the drug out of your system so that you are not being influenced by a mood-altering medication any longer; but that’s not the issue. The problem is not really the alcoholic beverages, the problem is alcohol, or medicines, have been the solution. read more


Pam’s Recovery Story: Family or Alcohol

My name is Pam, and I struggled with Alcohol for over three years. I got to a low point where I was faced with losing my family. Initially, when I was a social drinker and somewhat controlled, it was fun. You know, it’s a social lubricant, we had a great time, but as I got deeper read more


How To Talk To An Addict In Denial

No one wants to be addicted, no one’s like “oh, I’m gonna go be addicted to whatever.” It comes from a root, there’s a root problem here. And you really have to get to that root problem or it’s just gonna keep coming back. So I hurt my back at work and went to the doctor, read more


12 Steps: Triggers in Drug and Alcohol Recovery — Relapse Prevention

Jen: One of the things we’ve learned over time and through studies is that there are internal triggers that occur long before anyone picks up a drug or a drink. Debbie: Usually with someone who relapses a lot, it’s something inside, something you can’t get over or read more