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EDUCATION

Finding Your Next Step

  • The Recovery Process — Why Our Engagement Matters
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    The Recovery Process — Why Our Engagement Matters

    We can be the most important ingredient in our own recovery. Getting treatment or counseling is often an essential part of the process, but does not necessarily guarantee that long-term change or growth will happen. Our own willingness to engage…

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  • Understanding the Range of Resources for Addiction Recovery
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    Understanding the Range of Resources for Addiction Recovery

    There are a range of resources that provide treatment and support on the journey to recovery. Clinical care, safe environments, and healthy community create opportunities to address and resolve trauma, pain, or other contributing factors to addiction. It is important…

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  • Overcoming Fear by Focusing on Our Next (Small) Step
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    Overcoming Fear by Focusing on Our Next (Small) Step

    Trying new things can feel uncomfortable or scary, but often, it is the only way forward. Fear holds us back. It distorts the distance to the end goal or makes the journey appear impossible to complete. We must remember that…

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  • Understanding Ethical Challenges in the Treatment Industry
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    Understanding Ethical Challenges in the Treatment Industry

    It is crucial that individuals and families do their homework around recovery resources -- particularly treatment centers. While it's easier to switch from a counselor or support group that doesn't fit to a new one, decisions around treatment centers often…

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  • 5 Tips For Finding Help You Can Afford
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    5 Tips For Finding Help You Can Afford

    Some treatment and counseling resources are not cheap. However, there are options available for support and, often, treatment, in the vast majority of communities regardless of our financial resources. Higher-end addiction centers usually rely on private insurance or private, out-of-pocket…

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