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7 Steps to creating new and positive recovery habits

With addiction behind you, it is always best to strive for new and positive recovery habits. These are often difficult to achieve and can discourage those beginning recovery for the first time. Whether you are [...]

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We can’t arrest our way out of the drug addiction epidemic

From time to time, Cove Center for Recovery publishes guest blogs that help our following in recovery. This story below by Herb is truly emblematic of what we want to inform our reads.  Herb's Story [...]

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  • 10 ways to deal with difficult people during addiction recovery thumbnail

10 ways to deal with difficult people during addiction recovery

The beginning journey of recovery is a very slippery slope. During this stage, you may encounter many difficult people be it old friends, unsupportive family members or overly cynical members of the recovery community. Difficult people [...]

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Combat depression and anxiety with these holistic coping skills

Nearly 20% of the population are also dealing with anxiety. Depression and anxiety are the leading mental heath disorders across the nation. In fact, according to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADA), over [...]

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5 sober apps that can help maintain addiction recovery

Technology has become such a crucial part of everyday life. We use our phones for almost everything and recovery can now be included as one of them. Keeping track of your sobriety and meeting those [...]

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  • Pet therapy can help you stay sober and keep your recovery on track thumbnail

Pet therapy can help you stay sober and keep your recovery on track

You made it through both detox and residential treatment, however, maintaining sobriety during recovery isn't the cakewalk it appears. Completing detox and treatment is something every former addict should be proud of. Against the odds, [...]

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3 easy ways to end your addiction habits

Negative addiction habits can literally be the difference between a sustaining recovery and a painful relapse. These habits have been deeply embedded into our brains and need constant work until they have been rewired into [...]

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  • How to maintain your sobriety during the holidays thumbnail

How to maintain your sobriety during the holidays

Maintain your sobriety this holiday! The holiday season is upon us and with all the festivities come the overwhelming temptation to use. Whether to escape the stress or pressures of the holidays many recovering from substance [...]

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Is your resentment hijacking your addiction recovery?

Understanding the close relationship between resentment and recovery  Recovery is filled with many ups and downs. It stands as a true test of character to maintain sobriety. Often times in recovery people with former substance [...]

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How to tame your addiction triggers

  Addiction triggers are one of the main reasons why many people with substance abuse disorders relapse if they have not picked up appropriate coping skills to combat them. Learning to identify and tame your addiction [...]

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