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My Story: I Never Thought Addiction Could Happen to Me

"Addiction begins with the hope that something ‘out there' can instantly fill up the emptiness inside." ~Jean Kilbourne, Can't Buy My Love It was never supposed to happen to me. Sometimes, even today, it seems easier to believe that it…
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44 Addiction Statistics in Colorado That You Need to Know

"I think, by any measure, the experience of Colorado has not been a good one, unless you're in the marijuana business. We've seen lives damaged. We've seen deaths directly attributed to marijuana legalization. We've seen marijuana slipping through…
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Why Relapse Doesn’t Mean You Failed: Hope after Relapse

  "The more you have treatment that can help you become continuously abstinent, the better you do. You have to figure out how to be abstinent. You still have cravings. You still have friends offering drugs. You still have to figure out…
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For Parents in Recovery: I’m Scared My Kid May Be an Addict like Me

  When you have finally made the decision to get help for your alcohol and/or drug problem, there is serenity and joy to be found through the process of working your recovery program. Every day, you can feel yourself growing healthier…
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From Rock Bottom to Recovery: My Story

"I love those who can smile in trouble, who can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. ‘Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but they whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves their conduct, will pursue…
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What Really Happens during Drug Rehab in Colorado?

"Do you know what it means to be a survivor? It means that not only do you have to live through things, you have to live with them as well. The second part is much harder, and sometimes it takes the rest of your life to learn how to do it. But…

Avoiding Relapse During the Holidays

What are you planning to do to avoid relapse during the holidays?  Remember that  old adage we got from the military:  if you don’t prepare, then you should prepare to fail! If you can plan your strategy for what you’re going to do during…
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How You Know It’s Time to Get Addiction Help

There’s a time and a place for everything. Knowing when it is time to find addiction help is a big key to your recovery from the addictions. These are Times When It’s a Perfect Time To Enter Into Inpatient Treatment for Drug Detox in Colorado Below…
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Quiz: Do I Need Drug or Alcohol Detox?

Asking the question of whether or not you need drug or alcohol detox is smart. The reason why is because there are many different specialties of abuse in the substance abuse field. How alcoholism is treated in drug detox is a lot different…
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My story

I first picked up alcohol at 14 years old, after that it was off to the races. Alcohol became my higher power; it became everything. I battled with my drinking for the next 6 years. I was in and out of several rehabs, had several legal consequences,…