Northern Nevada is a beautiful place to live if you enjoy the outdoors.  With Lake Tahoe only a short drive away residents have the opportunity to be hiking, skiing, climbing, swimming, or biking within the hour.  However, not everyone has the means or abilities for these specific activities or the desire to face the elements. …

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Substance use disorders can sometimes feel like a never ending onslaught of difficult or challenging news.  One of the overlooked difficulties surrounding addiction is the negative stigma that can be associated with seeking treatment, or identifying as being in recovery.  In this article VICE news discusses one of the few good things that have come…

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In an article I read today residents of Manhattan, New York are taking part in a healthier alternative to the well known bar crawl. Additionally sober day raves, dance parties, and a sober social network are taking off in cities across the country. Check out this article to find out more.

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Are you a constant picture taker? How is your gait? Is their a bully in your life? The way you walk, observe, and succumb to negative treatment by others all affect our mental health. In a recent article “12 Habits That Can Destroy Your Mental Health” published by My Wise Granny, some recommendations on how…

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How is your brain strength? Do you buy that shiny new toy when you see it, or do you delay gratification and think on it? Are you courageous in the face of your fears? Do you identify and work on your weaknesses, or do you hide them away? These are just a few of the…

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Well, the magic non drinking pill has not been found yet. However scientists have designed a compound that could inactivate alcohol linked neurons in the brain. According to Science Magazine, Researchers at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have been able to completely reverse alcohol dependency in rats, The rats still seek out sugar water which…

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Are you a Master Procrastinator? Does the word Procrastinate aggravate your senses the way nails on a chalkboard do? ( Am I old and no one knows the sound of nails on a chalk board anymore…?) I am a Mater Procrastinator and loath the word procrastination! But maybe no more. Here is an article by…

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Would you rather have your sense of taste or your smartphone? According to a study provided in an article by James A. Roberts 53% of 15-30 year olds said they would rather give up their tasters than their smartphone. What about you? Do you check your phone 150 times a day? Don’t worry, apparently that’s…

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Now that we have made it through another semester a lot of us will have time on our hands we don’t know what to do with. It is important for people in recovery to have something to do. A good option is to give back to your community. Here is a short article I found…

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In recovery self care is an important aspect of maintaining a certain level of serenity in our lives. As college students this gets only worse. In school students are often stretched thin between school, work, extra-curricular activities, recovery, and self care. Unfortunately self care is generally the first thing we cut out of our daily…

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