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3 Types Of Excuses To Skip Treatment At The Holidays

Waiting until after the holidays to get help with a drug or alcohol addiction? We’ve heard all of the excuses. The holidays have always...

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Addiction Campuses Editorial Team
Dec 15th, 2014

Karen’s Story: Hope in the Face of a Drug Epidemic

Our country is experiencing a drug epidemic.  100 people die a day from drug overdoses.  Heroin is taking out entire cities. People are...

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Addiction Campuses Editorial Team
Dec 12th, 2014

A Lesson Learned in Non-Alcoholic Drinks

Lesson learned. Although I’ve written several blogs for Addiction Campuses over the last few weeks, I’ve never actually introduced...

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Addiction Campuses Editorial Team
Dec 11th, 2014

A Rebuttal To Time Magazine: You DON’T Have to Lie About Recovery

So Time magazine recently wrote this article, 4 Excuses to Stay Sober at the Holiday Party. Given that we are in the addiction treatment...

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Addiction Campuses Editorial Team
Dec 9th, 2014

Feeling S.A.D? How Seasonal Affective Disorder can Impact Addiction & Recovery

As I was driving to work this morning, I noticed a little sliver of orange peeking through a heavy blanket of thick grey clouds....

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Addiction Campuses Editorial Team
Dec 8th, 2014

Erik’s Story: Hope in the Face of a Drug Epidemic

Our country is experiencing a drug epidemic.  100 people die a day from drug overdoses.  Heroin is taking out entire cities. People are...

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Addiction Campuses Editorial Team
Dec 5th, 2014

Alcoholic Women: The Staggering Truth in the Season of Stress

If there’s anything we know about substance abuse, it’s that addiction does not discriminate. No race, ethnicity, social or economic...

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Addiction Campuses Editorial Team
Dec 4th, 2014

Top 5 Tips To Staying Sober During the Holidays

The holidays can be a stressful time, especially for those dealing with drug and alcohol addiction and recovery. The National Council on...

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Addiction Campuses Editorial Team
Dec 1st, 2014

“I’m No Fun Without Drugs or Alcohol”

Famous movie director, Lars von Trier worries he can’t write movies now that he’s sober – we worry he won’t stay sober if he...

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Addiction Campuses Editorial Team
Dec 1st, 2014

John’s Story: Hope in the Face of a Drug Epidemic

Our country is experiencing a drug epidemic.  100 people die a day from drug overdoses.  Heroin is taking out entire cities. People are...

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Addiction Campuses Editorial Team
Nov 28th, 2014

More Than an 800 Number

Have you ever dialed the number for a credit card company or cable company and felt like you’d been transferred halfway across the world...

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Addiction Campuses Editorial Team
Nov 26th, 2014

4 Tips to Manage a Family Member Who Drinks Too Much on Thanksgiving

Do you remember the Saturday Night Live skit, “Drunk Uncle”? Bobby Moynihan plays a character on SNL’s Weekend Update that stumbles...

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Addiction Campuses Editorial Team
Nov 25th, 2014

High-er Learning: A Mother of a Crash Course

By Brian Sullivan BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – It feels like a lifetime ago that  I left the news business to join the nation’s fight...

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Addiction Campuses Editorial Team
Nov 24th, 2014

Brett’s Story: Hope in the Face of a Drug Epidemic

Our country is experiencing a drug epidemic. 100 people die a day from drug overdoses. Heroin is taking out entire cities. People are...

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Addiction Campuses Editorial Team
Nov 21st, 2014

Keeping Up With The Pill Popping

Substance Abuse Is Reality – Not Reality TV Just in case you’re like me, and you weren’t keeping up with the Kardashians this...

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Addiction Campuses Editorial Team
Nov 19th, 2014

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