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Common Pitfalls in Recovery and How to Avoid Them

Recovery is a life-long journey. Anyone who has embraced lifelong sobriety will tell you that there are times where the road gets particularly rocky. Though you may go through periods of your life when you feel clear-headed and ready to take on the world, sometimes events in life can trigger temptations to return to drinking…

Video Game Addiction: A Recovery Story

Andrew Doan, MD, PhD, is a trained eye surgeon, father of three, a professor — and a recovering video game addict. Astonishingly he made it through medical school at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine while playing a real-time strategy game like StarCraft for 7 to 14 hours a day. He’d started gaming at the…

Women’s Addiction Treatment Program Opens at The Sundance CenterSM in Arizona

An exclusive residential treatment program for women seeking to recover from addictions and co-occurring relationship issues, trauma, grief and other underlying disorders opens at The Sundance Center. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) February 5, 2015 – The Sundance Center, a Joint Commission-accredited residential addiction treatment center in Arizona, opens a gender-separate women’s addiction treatment program. The program…

Fitting In At AA or NA Meetings

Do you feel like you don’t fit in when you go to meetings of Alcoholics Anonymous or Narcotics Anonymous? Many people who are newly sober feel uncomfortable at first and resist the idea of going to AA or NA meetings. They may express reasons why they feel they don’t belong and are quick to insist…