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Beyond the winnings

Beyond the winnings

You're responsible with money, and in control. You could never become addicted to gambling, right? Not so fast...

 
Ten addiction truths I'll share with my son

Ten addiction truths I'll share with my son

Addiction runs along family lines, so it’s critical to talk to your kids about substance abuse. But that doesn’t make it easy. Here are the points that I will be sure to make.

 
Sobriety, center stage

Sobriety, center stage

For 25 years, MusiCares has been helping people in the music industry achieve and maintain sobriety, saving lives across the country.

 
Are you addicted to technology?

Are you addicted to technology?

With computers in our pockets and high-speed access nearly anywhere, the internet has become an every-present force in our lives. But when does being connected cross the line?

 
'We share a lot of the same defects.'

'We share a lot of the same defects.'

Social Distortion's Mike Ness and his son Julian sit down with Renew to talk addiction, family and forgiveness.

 
Rhythm of the road

Rhythm of the road

Whether your undertake it as a solo sport, or pedal with a group, biking is a healthy and calming activity.

 
When recovery comes home

When recovery comes home

Knowing how to support your loved one when she leaves treatment can set you both up for success.

 
Stumbling blocks on the road to recovery

Stumbling blocks on the road to recovery

Be aware of these 12 common attitudes that can sabotage your recovery.

 
Revive your relationship

Revive your relationship

Addiction can take a toll on your love life, and the best way to fix that is restoring the bonds, one step at a time.

 
Dealing with your child's addiction

Dealing with your child's addiction

One veteran parents shares her tips for surviving the tough times.

 
How to handle a loved one's treatment

How to handle a loved one's treatment

Going to rehab can be scary for the addict, but what about the people who are left behind?

 
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Comedian Chris Gass is serious about recovery

After using cocaine through all of his early adulthood, Gass decided something needed to change when he had a heart attack at 32.
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Creed frontman discusses psychosis, addiction

Scott Stapp, lead singer for the band Creed, is opening up about his mental illness and substance abuse, after a breakdown last fall that left him hospitalized.​
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Rob Lowe celebrates 25 years sober

The Hollywood star took to twitter to spread hope.
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Voices of Recovery

Supporting the whole family

MargiBy Margi Taber ||  I've seen too many times people in recovery returning to the same environment and trying to get well. It doesn't work because if nothing changes, nothing changes.

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By Andrew Sullivan || I awake, carrying the same feelings into the conscious world with me. It takes me a moment to appreciate that the bright light shining through my window is reality, and that I had just woken up from another relapse dream.  Read More.... ..                        

 

 

Sobriety Junkie: My hope for her

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Confronting Cross-addiction

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Overcoming the fear of Step 5

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By Jim Jensen || I started thinking about actually sitting with someone I had never seen in my life and telling him all the things (well, almost all the things) I had done “wrong,” I got a little sick to my stomach.  Read More.... ..

 

 

 

Be Inspired Every Day

"I made a commitment to completely cut out drinking and anything that might hamper me from getting my mind and body together. And the floodgates of goodness have opened upon me, spiritually and financially.
 

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