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How to Be a Good Parent While in Recovery

Parent support in rehab

Hundreds of thousands of Americans who receive treatment for drug and alcohol addiction are parents. Although it can be torture to leave a child behind, parents who are about to enter rehab should think about the future. Once they get clean, they can start a brand new life with their child — free from the […]

How Alcohol Contributes to Systemic Inflammation

inflammation from alcohol

Inflammation is a normal function of the human body, the immune system’s first reaction to a perceived danger. However, when inflammation occurs too often, it represents a grave health threat. A number of lifestyle choices can increase a person’s risk of chronic systemic inflammation. They include smoking, a diet high in sugar and trans fats, […]

3 Ways to Cope With FOMO in Addiction Recovery

Many people struggle with FOMO, aka the “Fear of Missing Out.” This term refers to the feelings of loneliness and emptiness people sometimes feel when they’re worried their friends and loved ones are somehow happier or enjoying life without them. Everyone struggles with feelings of loneliness and even FOMO from time to time, but it seems […]