The Value of Sober Living in College

Sober Living in College

There are so many benefits of sober living homes for those in recovery! One of the biggest benefits is the support you receive while transitioning back to a sense of normalcy and everyday life. What follows is a quick snapshot of why those in recovery should investigate what these homes are and how they can…

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Taking a Deeper Look at Addiction and Disease

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Last week NPR published an article titled, “’The Urge’ says calling addition a disease is misleading”, written by Jeevika Verma. This thought-provoking take on why we should reconsider classifying addiction as a disease seeks to encourage people to be more mindful about the language we choose when discussing addiction and recovery. Need to Talk?  We’re…

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How Long Does it Take to Get Addicted to Alcohol

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The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism reports over 15 million adults, and over 620,000 youth between the ages of 12 and 17, in the United States suffer from an alcohol abuse disorder. 12.5% of these substance abusers are college students. Alcohol abuse disorder is a combination of alcohol abuse and alcohol dependence, or…

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Addiction in College Students: 6 Alarming Facts

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College life for some students can include binge drinking and abusing drugs. This type of behavior can lead to students becoming addicted. The National Institute on Drug Abuse’s most recent survey revealed college students are using not just one substance, but multiple. Some are using every day, others within the past month. For example, 5.2%…

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What Are the Long Term Effects of Adderall?

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Adderall is an addictive prescription stimulant with effects similar to meth. While a physician may prescribe Adderall to someone who demonstrates a genuine need, but that’s not to say there aren’t negative side-effects. This is especially true for people who take the drug without a prescription. Need to Talk? Call us for a confidential conversation…

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Surviving the Holidays Sober

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With newfound sobriety and a support system in college, how does the sober student cope with pressures when they’re home for break?

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Reducing Stigma in College Substance Abuse Recovery

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College recovery programs are becoming more and more commonplace as universities are faced with the repercussions of addiction on their student bodies, including higher dropout rates, increased health leaves, and sinking grades.

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