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The Importance of Hobbies in Recovery

The Importance of Hobbies in Recovery

Hobbies are important for everyone: they can act as a fun and healthy outlet, or even something that brings more meaning to your life. But they’re crucial when you’re in recovery. Early in sobriety, you may only have energy for therapy and self-care. But as time goes on, you’ll need to spend…

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5 Warning Signs That You’re Heading for Relaps

5 Warning Signs That You’re Heading for Relaps

Relapse is an often-misunderstood part of the addiction cycle. A substance use disorder (SUD) is a disease that can rear its ugly head throughout someone’s life: as such, we have to recognize warning signs of relapse, and respect the person suffering from those symptoms, the same way we would…

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The Relationship Between Addiction and Money

The Relationship Between Addiction and Money

People struggling with addiction deal with the side effects of their disease impacting their health, employment, and personal relationships, but often not considered is the effect the disease can have on one’s financial well-being. Simply put, substance abuse can cause significant…

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Finding Sober Friends After Rehab

Finding Sober Friends After Rehab

As you leave rehab and re-enter society with your sobriety intact, it’s natural to reconsider your circle of friends to ensure the healthiest life possible: after all, before rehab, it’s likely that you were spending a lot of your time with people who abuse drugs and alcohol. While some relationships…

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The Connection Between Isolation & Alcohol

The Connection Between Isolation & Alcohol

Even though humans are naturally social animals, we all need our “alone time” every now and then. While there are ways to use this time in a positive way, such as with meditation or other activities that help with mindfulness, it’s possible to have too much of a good thing.

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The Benefits of All-Male Rehab

The Benefits of All-Male Rehab

​It’s difficult enough to make the decision to go to rehab, but as you’re choosing who to trust with your recovery, you might find yourself asking a surprising question: should I lean towards a gender-specific program?

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Reconnecting with Family in Recovery

Reconnecting with Family in Recovery

The effects of addiction are far-reaching: they not only wreak havoc on an individual’s physical and mental health, but they can also strain relationships with loved ones to the breaking point.

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What is CBT?

What is CBT?

CBT What Is CBT? And How is it Used in Addiction Treatment? CBT, which stands for cognitive behavioral therapy, is one of the most trusted...

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What is Detox?

What is Detox?

What is Detox? Call Now - We can Help Insurance Verification What Is Detox? Detoxification (commonly referred to as detox) is often the first step...

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Genetics

Genetics

Genetics Call Now - We can Help Insurance Verification Although, Extra Mile Recovery is a good place to start your recovery journey. It is important...

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Parents of Drug Addicts

Parents of Drug Addicts

Parents of Drug Addicts Call Now - We can Help Insurance Verification Denial is a big part of addiction. When parents have a child who is using...

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