Your Guide To Hosting a “Sober-Friendly” Event (while still including alcohol)

The holidays are coming, and with them, all the holiday festivities. Many people love to be able to be around friends, family, and all the fun, but sometimes, things can make it a bit harder. For those dealing with trying to stay sober, chronic illnesses, loss of a loved one, social anxiety, or other mental health issues, holiday events may be…

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Why You Should Care About Addiction

This article was originally published on Vocal, by me. I have opted to republish here to have all of the Addiction series in the same place. I have made some changes to the original version. To read the original, you can go here- "Addiction: Why You Should Care" Addiction tears you apart. You can almost give it human personality traits. It's…

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Why It’s Crucial To Know Your Family History: and How NOT Knowing Can Destroy Your Life

People are all made up differently. Science has proven that we each have unique DNA. Further research has shown that our unique DNA can contain genes that control pretty much everything about us, from eye color to personality traits. You can simply observe some families and clearly see the same physical characteristics, and even similarities in personalities, throughout generations. The same…

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Using Distractions As Coping Mechanisms: Tools For Chronic Illness, Mental Illness, & Recovery

People usually think of distractions as something that hinders productivity, but there are some situations where they can actually be helpful. For many of the topics I write about, distractions can be used as coping mechanisms. As long as you’re using healthy distractions, they can be a great way to deal with chronic illness, mental illness, and addiction/recovery. They can even…

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Facebook Support Group
Realistic Support for Chronic Illness, Addiction Recovery, & Mental Illness

Facebook Support Group

I'm a member of several groups, support and otherwise, on Facebook. Some of them have been helpful, but I've yet to find one that covers a specific variety of topics in a realistic way- so, I created one💜 Introducing- "Realistic Support for Chronic Illness, Addiction Recovery, & Mental Illness." This group is for people who want to have a realistic conversation…

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