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Addiction counselor Tony Kennedy
Addiction and Recovery

Why Is Sobriety Often So Hard to Maintain?

Senior Editor Jim Hinch looks back at what we've learned from our two-year series on Overcoming Addiction.

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Addiction and Recovery

Tips for Helping Teens Stay Sober

A substance abuse expert shares advice for parents on how to keep their teenagers from using alcohol and drugs.

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Ross Hauser
Addiction and Recovery

How to Help a Teen or Young Adult Struggling with Addiction

Ross Hauser shares from experience the addiction challenges young people face.  

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Addiction and Recovery

Recovering from Gambling and Other Behavioral Addictions

The 12-step recovery model can help treat behavioral addictions, too.

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Dr. Norman Vincent Peale in his office
Addiction and Recovery

How Dr. Norman Vincent Peale Interprets the 12 Steps

Dr. Peale shares tips on how you can apply the 12 Steps to daily life in this classic story from Guideposts magazine. 

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Addiction and Recovery

Community Can Be Key to Sobriety

The cofounder of a sober living facility explains why the support of others is so important. 

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Addiction and Recovery

Healing Relationships in Recovery

An expert in addiction treatment explores the impact the disease has on relationships.

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Addiction and Recovery

Overcoming Denial in Coping with Addiction

A specialist in addiction medicine shares ways that the challenges presented by denial can be overcome.

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A young man struggles during a recovery support group session
Addiction and Recovery

Surrender: The Key to Recovery

Giving up the fight against addiction might be the best approach.

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A young man is comforted in a group counseling session
Addiction and Recovery

How to Manage Your Recovery

A treatment professional explains why managing addiction is a life-long skill.

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