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Drug and Alcohol Recovery: Ideas for Your Reward System

Drug and Alcohol Recovery: Ideas for Your Reward System

November 13, 2017   

Drug and Alcohol Recovery: Creating a Healthy Reward System Let’s face it: sobriety is not an easy feat, and you should be rewarded for your efforts. To stay motivated and on-track during drug and alcohol recovery, set up a healthy reward system. To give you some ideas, Adult and Teen...

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H.A.L.T. for Addiction Recovery

H.A.L.T. for Addiction Recovery

November 10, 2017   

Addiction Recovery: What is H.A.L.T.? Addiction recovery is not only about avoiding drugs and alcohol. It’s also a time to reassess your thought-patterns and form new, positive habits. To change negative habits, many people refer to HALT, an acronym that reminds you to slow down and take a breather when...

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Adult and Teen Challenge USA Discusses Holistic Treatment

Adult and Teen Challenge USA Discusses Holistic Treatment

November 18, 2017   

Adult and Teen Challenge USA: The Benefits of Holistic Treatment Breaking from traditional methods, Adult and Teen Challenge USA takes a holistic approach to addiction recovery. Instead of focussing on psychotherapy and 12-step programs, holistic treatment focuses on all aspects of an individual’s life to reassess one’s behavior, attitudes, and...

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Addiction Recovery: Living with a Former Addict

Addiction Recovery: Living with a Former Addict

November 15, 2017   

Living with Someone in Addiction Recovery Whether you are a spouse, a parent, or a sibling, living with someone in addiction recovery presents many challenges. Although it may be an emotional and trying time, you serve an important role as a supporter and motivator. Now that your loved one has...

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Benefits of Exercising During Your Recovery Program

Benefits of Exercising During Your Recovery Program

November 08, 2017   

Reasons to Exercise During Your Recovery Program When you start a recovery program, exercise may be the last thing on your mind. While you are trying to maintain sobriety and fight off withdrawals, working-out may seem nearly impossible, but daily exercise can have some pretty amazing benefits for recovering addicts....

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Addiction Recovery: The Stages of Withdrawal

Addiction Recovery: The Stages of Withdrawal

October 31, 2017   

The Stages of Withdrawal During Addiction Recovery During the process of addiction recovery, you undergo many stages of withdrawals. These symptoms can be either physical or emotional reactions to sobriety and can last anywhere from several months to several years. To help you get a better understanding of the addiction...

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Adult and Teen Challenge: Understanding Eating Disorders

Adult and Teen Challenge: Understanding Eating Disorders

October 27, 2017   

Adult and Teen Challenge USA Explains Eating Disorders Although the majority of our students at Adult and Teen Challenge USA seek help for drug and alcohol recovery, our programs welcome anyone who is looking to change their lifestyle, including people with eating disorders. Through our Christ-centered programs, Adult and Teen...

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Socializing Sober After Your Addiction Recovery

Socializing Sober After Your Addiction Recovery

October 25, 2017   

Learning How to Socialize Sober After Addiction Recovery After you go through an addiction recovery program, socializing can be difficult. For many former addicts, seeing old friends brings about memories of drug and alcohol abuse or cravings to partake in those activities again, making socializing a source of anxiety. To...

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Daily Habits to Form During Addiction Recovery

Daily Habits to Form During Addiction Recovery

October 23, 2017   

Beneficial Habits to Form During Addiction Recovery Breaking old habits is one of the hardest aspects of addiction recovery. After continuous use, engaging with your addiction becomes a part of your daily routine, and when you become sober, you may feel like you have a void to fill. Although your...

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