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What Will an Alcohol Rehab Program Boston MA Offer You?

Alcohol can seem like no big deal. You may think everyone drinks and most people don’t have a problem with it. Yet, for many other people, one drink a day over a consistent period can lead to alcoholism. When this happens, alcohol controls much of your life, your actions, and your thoughts. That doesn’t have…

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Recovery and Connection

We are witnessing a seismic shift in our understanding of addiction and recovery. The oft-repeated meme that “connection, not sobriety, is the opposite of addiction” speaks this change. Recovery and connection are intimately tied. Ever-increasing numbers of Americans want to know how their country became the most addicted in the world. Blame is routinely assigned…

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The Link Between Stress Management and Addiction Recovery

When you’re trying to recover from an addiction, having a lot of stress in your life can make things more difficult. That’s unfortunate because recovery is very important and something you want to focus on. But when you address the link between stress management and addiction recovery, you’ll be more likely to conquer your addiction.…

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Personality and Alcohol Dependence: How Are They Related?

If you have a specific type of personality, you could be more susceptible to problems with alcohol or other substances. The link between personality and alcohol dependence isn’t widely known, but the belief is that an “addictive” personality is something that people have. When they do, they’re more likely to get involved with drugs and…