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When people first get into recovery they often want to tell the world about there new way of life and how amazing it is. Some people feel this is a bad idea for someone in recovery. I found this article about the subject. This person is ‘out of the closet’ about there recovery. Do you…

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With the holidays approaching it is important to take a look at your recovery. The holidays can be a hard time for people. I found this on the subject and hope it can help   I had a great Christmas and am continuing to enjoy the holiday period, as I have been allowed extra time away…

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I though this article might be of interest to all you people in recovery out there.   By Maia Szalavitz Should addicts and alcoholics remain anonymous about their recovery? Eighteen years ago this month, I wrote my first op-ed for the Washington Post‘s Sunday Outlook section, arguing against that idea. It was headlined “Addicted to…

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As we approach Halloween it is important to make plans that won’t hinder you in your recovery. I found this article and felt it would be useful. Hope you enjoy it.   Are you ready for Halloween this year? If you are in recovery and need a good idea for an event, then check out…

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Some of NRAP’s students got the privilege of attending the unite to face addiction rally. I was one of those lucky students. I was met in DC by over 35000 people in long term recovery and allies. The rally was designed to help raise awareness about the addiction crisis facing our country as whole. It…

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For a recovering alcoholic or addict, learning to find balance can be particularly challenging. Leading a balanced life means avoiding extreme highs or lows. It also means paying attention to tendencies that many addicts have to focus or obsess too much on one activity, such as exercise or work. When the scales are tipped too…

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As the semester starts to get busy with midterms looming, papers, group assignments it is important to remember to protect your recovery. Here is an article I found at http://www.therecoveryvillage.com/recovery-blog/improve-your-ability/. I hope it can help you protect your recovery.   10 Ways to Improve Your Ability to Fight Relapse in Recovery   When you leave…

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WASHINGTON, Aug. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Facing Addiction, a new, national organization that will serve as a voice for the over 85 million Americans impacted by addiction, is proud to announce the “UNITE to Face Addiction“ rally, a free event on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. on Sunday, October 4, 2015.  At the rally, Facing Addiction,…

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Yesterday was our highly anticipated event, 50 Shades of Recovery. The focus of the event was on the challenges that people in recovery face, in the form of the stigma associated with the word ‘addiction’ and ‘addicts’. Two of the main speakers where people in recovery who had been forced into the spotlight because of…

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SEPTEMBER 2, 2015 BY TIM STODDART 1 COMMENT Retreived from:  http://www.sobernation.com/8-skills-in-recovery-that-will-last-a-lifetime-and-make-you-a-better-person/ Nothing in life comes free. They say the best things in life are free, but that’s not really true. Anything worth having in life takes time and practice. This is especially true in recovery. I’ve heard the expression that staying sober is like “walking…

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