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How Do I Set Goals?

How Do I Set Goals?

Goals are general guidelines for what you want to achieve in both the short and long term. There may be things about your life or character that you would like to improve. This article will discuss what to consider when setting goals in addiction treatment.  Why Set...
Defining What It Means to Be Sober

Defining What It Means to Be Sober

The term sober means different things to different people. For some, it means simply not drinking alcohol. Others use the term to state that they refrain from using all substances. Still, others consider themselves sober but still smoke cigarettes, regularly using...
Are ADD and ADHD the Same?

Are ADD and ADHD the Same?

Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a brain disorder that affects a person’s ability to function across multiple life domains. Although there is no cure for this condition, ADHD symptoms can be managed with treatment. Learn more about the basics...
Transitioning Out of Rehab

Transitioning Out of Rehab

Being in residential treatment for addiction is like being pulled out of your world and isolated while you detox and begin the treatment process. This is often what it takes to change when there is so much change needed. For most people, though, going straight back...
Are Emotions Made Up?

Are Emotions Made Up?

Every day, decisions about social, economic, and environmental issues are made based on what people believe and how they feel at any given moment. Growing one’s self-awareness of emotions and learning how to manage them is an integral part of navigating...