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Brochure Request Drugs Are Toxic—And Some People Are, Too June 24, 2022 When you have been in the grips of a substance use disorder, you understand the ways in which drugs or alcohol can be toxic—to your physical health, your mental health, and to your ability to function in the world. Life Lessons On Toxicity That is important knowledge to have, and you are unlikely to forget it, having learned it the hard way. But in the early days of your sobriety, you may find that you have another important lesson to learn. That lesson is this: For a person
Brochure Request No Meaningless Exercise: A Commitment to Fitness Supports Your Recovery October 13, 2021 It is easy to find reasons not to get regular exercise. After all, we’re all really busy, right? We have responsibilities at work or school. We have people who are relying on us to do this or that or the other. We hardly allow ourselves any down time—and when we do, we want to curl up with a book or watch our favorite movie or catch the game (wouldn’t it be great if sports counted as exercise for the viewer as well as the participants?).
Brochure Request Benzos Can Be a Solution to Anxiety. They Can Also Lead to New Problems. September 27, 2021 Imagine These Scenarios Imagine you have to take a big test tomorrow—maybe a test that will determine whether or not you can attend the college of your choice. Imagine you have a job interview tomorrow—maybe an interview that will determine whether you will advance in your career or stay stuck where you are. Imagine you have a doctor’s appointment tomorrow—maybe an appointment that will determine whether your current illness is something serious. The odds are pretty good that in any of
Brochure Request A Focus on Eating Right Can Provide a Boost to Your Health and Recovery September 20, 2021 Your Diet Affects Your Sobriety It is easy to think of recovery from a substance use disorder in terms of what not to put in your body. It might seem that as long as you do not put drugs or alcohol in your body, you are doing everything right and all is well. But as it would turn out, what you do put into your body can be extremely important in terms of helping you keep the drugs and alcohol out
Brochure Request Veterans Often Struggle With Substance Use Disorders. Tactical Recovery Can Help. September 03, 2021 Heroes Are Human Too We quite rightly think of those who serve in the armed forces as heroes. Every member of the military makes significant sacrifices in order to serve—and, of course, there is always the danger that they will be called upon to make the ultimate sacrifice while defending America’s freedom and values. But when we think of heroes, we often imagine them as people who are invulnerable to harm, who always makes the right choice, and who will always be okay in
Brochure Request Be Proactive About the Problem: The Signs of an Alcohol Use Disorder July 21, 2021 Have You Become a Problem Drinker? So you like to have a drink now and then. Most everyone does, right? It is no big deal. And sure, you’ve been having a few problems lately. Maybe you missed a couple days of work due to monster hangovers. Maybe you got pulled over and narrowly avoided a driving while intoxicated (DUI) citation. Maybe you have a hole or two in your memory from nights (or even days) when you really tied one on. Still, you