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Am I An Enabler?

The term “enabler” is a catch-all for anyone that supports, condones, or catalyzes bad or uncommon behavior to others. The term enabler is usually associated with high-profile substance abuse and addiction. It can also apply to individuals that enable other types of potentially destructive behavior. So how can you answer the question “am I an…

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National Alcohol and Other Drug-Related Birth Defects Awareness Week

Spreading awareness regarding the dangers of using substances during pregnancy is important. According to the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD), too many women use drugs while they’re pregnant. The NCADD launched National Alcohol and Other Drug-Related Birth Defects Awareness Week to spread awareness about this problem. The NCADD wants to help soon-to-be…

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Sober Activities

When it comes to addiction recovery, the journey doesn’t end when you leave the rehab facility. In fact, this is just the beginning. In addiction treatment, you learn and develop the necessary skills you need for relapse prevention. Typically, this includes finding sober activities and therapeutic recreation. When you begin taking those first solo steps…