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Developing Gratitude This Holiday Season in Addiction Recovery

Developing Gratitude This Holiday Season in Addiction Recovery

Content review by Derek Wilksen, CEO of Authentic Recovery Center The holiday season can bring about a mix of emotions for...

Is Marijuana a Safe Drug?

Is Marijuana a Safe Drug?

Content review by Derek Wilksen, CEO of Authentic Recovery Center As both the medicinal and recreational use of marijuana continues to...

Drug Misuse, Abuse and Addiction

Drug Misuse, Abuse and Addiction

Content review by Derek Wilksen, CEO of Authentic Recovery Center Addiction is a complex substance use disorder (SUD) that changes the...

The Benefits of Exercise Therapy in Addiction Recovery

The Benefits of Exercise Therapy in Addiction Recovery

Content review by Derek Wilksen, CEO of Authentic Recovery Center Recovery from mental health conditions and substance use disorder (SUD) requires...

When Depression and Addiction Co-Occur

When Depression and Addiction Co-Occur

Content review by Derek Wilksen, CEO of Authentic Recovery Center When you experience symptoms of depression, such as persistent sadness and...

Understanding Behavioral Addictions

Understanding Behavioral Addictions

Content review by Derek Wilksen, CEO of Authentic Recovery Center The term “addiction” is most commonly used in reference to substance...

Why Do Addiction and Mental Health Disorders Often Occur Together?

Why Do Addiction and Mental Health Disorders Often Occur Together?

Content reviewed by Karen Rubenstein, LMFT Individuals who have SUD experience increased risks of developing other mental health disorders and vice...

Overcoming Common Obstacles in Sobriety

Overcoming Common Obstacles in Sobriety

Content reviewed by Karen Rubenstein, LMFT For some, making the initial decision and commitment to sobriety is the most challenging part...

Why Do People Use Drugs?

Why Do People Use Drugs?

Content reviewed by Karen Rubenstein, LMFT When people consider drug use, they often think of recreational substance use or the use...

The Benefits of Residential Treatment Programs

The Benefits of Residential Treatment Programs

Content reviewed by Karen Rubenstein, LMFT Residential treatment, also known as inpatient treatment, offers live-in care for patients. These programs are...

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