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What is the Best Way to Get Sober?

There are many different methods people use to sober up quickly, such as drinking a cup of coffee, taking a shower, guzzling water, getting some sleep, or even taking charcoal or carbon tablets. Although many of these methods aren’t scientifically proven to work, they are often desperate attempts at reversing drunkenness and the damage of overindulging in alcohol. If you find yourself doing this often, your drinking habits may have become an uncontrollable problem and it may be time to think about getting sober for good. (more…)

5 Types of People in Recovery

5 Types of People in Recovery

Have you ever thought to yourself, “What is recovery?” Is it simply abstaining from drugs and alcohol or is it something more? Many people would argue the latter. In fact, one study found that most people who self-identify as being “in recovery” define it as a continuous process that never ends.1 Instead of pinpointing it as a single event on a timeline, most people view their recovery as a physical, mental, and spiritual process that affects all aspects of life and changes the way they live as a whole. (more…)

Choosing Life

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Matt A. spend his childhood in Plano, Texas with his two parents, an older sister, and a dog. Overall, things were nice. Although life was pretty uneventful on Matt’s end of the culdesac, his mom struggled with alcoholism and mental illness. His parents fought a lot, but somehow, the dysfunction remained contained behind an image of picture-perfect suburbia. It wasn’t until Matt was about eight-years-old that the dysfunction and chaos finally broke free. (more…)

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