Anger Disorders & Substance Abuse: What You Should Know

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Will My Health Insurance Plan Cover a Sober Living Home?

Most health insurance providers cover addiction treatment, but what about sober living homes? Will my health insurance plan cover a sober living home?

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The Four Cs of Addiction, Explained

Addiction is a complex illness. However, the four Cs of addiction allows us to distill addiction to its most basic tenets. So let’s break them down.

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Are Creative People More Likely to Become Addicted?

Many brilliant creatives have had lifelong struggles with substance abuse… Why? Is there a connection between creativity and addiction? Let’s find out.

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Addiction Comorbidity, Explained

Addiction comorbidity is when someone suffers from addiction as well as a co-occurring disorder… and we’re taking a look at this concept in more detail.

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The Truth About Crime & Substance Abuse

Many people assume that crime and substance abuse go hand-in-hand, but is it true? Let’s take a look at some real data and facts to answer this question.

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How to Have Fun While Staying Sober On Holidays

Alcohol and holidays often go hand-in-hand in our minds. But what if you’re in recovery? Here’s how to have fun while sober during holiday celebrations.

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COVID-19, Explained

In light of the coronavirus pandemic, it’s important to separate the facts from the fiction. So this is COVID-19, explained.

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Inpatient vs. Outpatient Treatment: What’s the Difference?

All addiction treatment programs are either inpatient or inpatient. But what’s the difference? This is our inpatient vs. outpatient breakdown.

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Trauma & Addiction: Is There a Connection?

Many people who have experienced trauma in the past also suffer from addiction. But why? Is there really a connection between trauma and addiction?