Real Addiction Stories: Becky

Name: Becky Mead From: Boise, ID Addicted to: Alcohol BECKY’S BACKSTORY By the numbers, Becky Mead’s chances at sobriety and happiness didn’t look too good. At 19, she began drinking heavily. She was in college, but after one year she could no longer afford it, so she started partying. Then came depression, PTSD from an […]

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The Role of Family in Addiction Recovery

When someone we love is struggling through recovery, it’s easy to feel intimidated or unsure how to help. Our intentions are to offer support, but we don’t know how to express it. Sometimes we find ourselves in conflicting situations where we want to protect our loved one from feeling pain, but we know they need […]

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Addiction Relapse Symptoms Checklist

Recovery from addiction is a life-long journey. All recovering addicts face tough decisions every day. Once someone has completed a treatment program, sometimes it’s easy to overlook signs that predict a relapse. If you’re going through recovery, take a step back to assess how you’re feeling—your energy levels, attitudes, and relationships with others. Whether you […]

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