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Staying Social in Winter Isolation

Staying Social in Winter Isolation

Staying social in winter can be a particularly challenging task. Whether the snow is falling and covering the world in a blanket of pure white ice, or the warm air inside is preferable to the chill...

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How Hobbies Can Help You Avoid Substance Use

How Hobbies Can Help You Avoid Substance Use

What would you say if someone asked, "What are your hobbies?"? As adults, it can be difficult to identify or even make time for hobbies. Schedules are busy, and responsibilities are abundant. Yet,...

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Healthcare Plan Changes and You

Healthcare Plan Changes and You

After all the revelry of the holidays and the countdown to a new year, we are all getting back into the groove of daily life. After all of the hustle and bustle of the last few months, it can be...

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5 Ways to Cope With Stress Without Substances

5 Ways to Cope With Stress Without Substances

Stress can drive us to do many things. It can cause us to damage relationships and even miss out on opportunities. Stress, if not managed properly, can also lead to substance use. Often, substances...

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Why Men Struggle to Accept Their Addiction

Why Men Struggle to Accept Their Addiction

Accepting an unpleasant truth is never easy. Whether you are trying to accept something about yourself or information about a loved one, facing facts that are not ideal can be tough. Substance use...

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How to Make Prayer a Habit

How to Make Prayer a Habit

When was the last time you spent some time in prayer? Saying a quick prayer before a major event or when in crisis may feel natural. Do you pray when things are going well? Praying regularly can...

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New Year, New You

New Year, New You

For many of us, the beginning of a new year signals the shedding of old habits and the adoption of newer paths for growth. As an alumnus of a substance use program, your new year might look...

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