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A Guide to Aftercare Support and Resources

Completing a rehabilitation program for substance abuse is a significant milestone on the journey to recovery, but it’s just the beginning of a lifelong process. …

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Breaking New Ground: Fairwinds Treatment Center Introduces Intensive Outpatient Program for Substance Use Disorders

We are thrilled to share the exciting news of Fairwinds Treatment Center’s latest program, our much-anticipated Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) for Substance Use Disorders. At …

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The Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act: A Pathway to Fair and Equitable Treatment for All

Mental health and addiction issues are pervasive challenges affecting millions of people worldwide. In the United States, the recognition and understanding of mental health disorders …

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Diabetes Medication Decreases Desire to Drink Alcohol

Recently, a weight-loss drug called Semaglutide has garnered attention for its unintended yet promising effect on reducing alcohol consumption. Semaglutide, initially developed to manage diabetes, …

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New Years Resolution for Sobriety

New Year’s resolutions are a common way for people to set goals and make positive changes in their lives. For those struggling with addiction, the …

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Stay Sober Over New Year’s Eve

New Years Eve can be a particularly challenging time for people in recovery from alcoholism. The combination of social events, family gatherings, and increased stress …

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The Gift of Recovery: Healing During the Holidays

If you are starting addiction recovery, you may be worried about the holiday season. Here is how to enjoy the holidays while in recovery.

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5 Tips to Help Enjoy the Holidays While in Recovery

If you are starting addiction recovery, you may be worried about the holiday season. Here is how to enjoy the holidays while in recovery.

Tips to Get Sober, Even After Retirement
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Tips to Get Sober, Even After Retirement

Are you enjoying your retirement (maybe a little too much)? Are you drinking too much? Here are some tips to help you get sober. 

Alcohol and Inhalant Abuse During the Age of COVID-19
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Alcohol and Inhalant Abuse During the Age of COVID-19

Substance abuse increased during the pandemic. Learn more about alcohol and inhalant abuse during the age of COVID-19.

Comorbid Bipolar Disorder and Substance Abuse: What to Know
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Comorbid Bipolar Disorder and Substance Abuse: What to Know

Comorbidity, the presence of two or more disorders at once, is common in people with mental health struggles. Here’s what to know about comorbid bipolar disorder and substance abuse.

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About AUD: How Addiction to Alcohol Works

Alcohol might be the most commonly used/abused addictive substance in the US. The good news is that a condition that is so prevalent also receives …

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Are You a Functioning Alcoholic?

Functioning alcoholic is an informal term used to describe people who have an alcohol dependency but still accomplish their roles in society. Alcohol dependency does …

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Spotlight: The Role of Codependency in Drug Abuse

Working with those who struggle with addiction, it would be impossible for us to overlook the overlap of codependency in drug abuse. However, for those …

6 Positive Affirmations for Veterans Suffering From PTSD and Alcohol Abuse
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6 Positive Affirmations for Veterans Suffering From PTSD and Alcohol Abuse

Combat veterans are at high risk of PTSD. But, there is hope. Here are six positive affirmations for veterans suffering from PTSD and alcohol abuse.