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Finding True Happiness in Recovery

Sad, depressed, bored. That’s how many “normal” people think recovering addicts must feel. This, actually, couldn’t be farther from the truth. Anyone who visits an AA meeting or meets a former addict who is active in the recovery community might be in for a pleasant surprise. Recovering addicts and alcoholics are not miserable. They are …

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Addiction Help for Parents: How to Start the Healing

If you suspect that your child is addicted to drugs or alcohol, chances are you have been through a roller coaster of emotions already. Guilt, shame and outright denial are normal reactions for most parents. How do you know for sure that your child is addicted to drugs? What can you do to help them? …

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