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Oct 02

Check the Operating System

We have an amazing operating system that we need to take care of here is an interesting look at what is going on up there. https://silverridgerecovery.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/silverridgerecovery.com_how_addiction_affects_the_brain_the_neuroscience_of_compulsive_behavior.pdf

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Sep 27

Trauma and Substance Problems

The longer I work in this field the more I understand that the substance use is generally a symptom.  I also understand that the substance use quickly makes everything worse.   Here is a great website that looks at the connections https://silvermistrecovery.com/childhood-trauma-and-addiction-in-adulthood/

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Aug 12

After Treatment

The Importance of Continuing Care After Treatment for Drug Addiction   You have completed your drug rehab program successfully. You should be proud of yourself. However, you should also be aware that as you transition back into your regular life, you face a rather high relapse rate. After you...

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Jul 08

Stuff to Do

Getting bored or better said, allowing yourself to get bored is a huge relapse risk.   Here is an amazing list of a lot of stuff to do. https://wisebeards.com/blog/hobbies-list-men/   Thanks to Jason for the submission to Drug Class.

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May 08

Sleep Rocks

Sleep is important, really important. It can help reduce anxiety and depression, it increases energy and really can make us feel better about ourselves. Please check the ideas below.   And, sweet dreams!   Here are three useful guides Healthy Sleep for New and Expecting Parents Children's...

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