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Setting Limits for a Sober Christmas
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Setting Limits for a Sober Christmas

A recovery coach offers advice for the holiday season to those who have loved ones who struggle with substance misuse.

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Father and son in serious front porch conversation.
Addiction and Recovery

4 Tips to Help Protect Your Kids from Drugs and Alcohol

Practical advice from the medical director at the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation Youth Continuum

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Dr. Thomas Andrew in his days as New Hampshire’s chief medical examiner
Addiction and Recovery

Why This Former Pathologist Is Going to Seminary

He witnessed the opioid epidemic, but the memory of a Boy Scout leader led him to a new path.

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Editor-in-chief Edward Grinnan invites you to celebrate National Recovery Month with Guideposts
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Celebrate National Recovery Month with Guideposts Editor-in-chief Edward Grinnan

Guideposts Editor-in-Chief Edward Grinnan invites you to join him in celebrating National Recovery Month with a Facebook Live event on September 12, 2018.

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Author and Guideposts Editor-in-Chief Edward Grinnan
Addiction and Recovery

Celebrate National Recovery Month With Guideposts

Guideposts believes anything is possible—including recovery from addiction—and we invite you to explore our new initiatives in this area. 

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A concerned father discusses her addiction with his daughter
Addiction and Recovery

Are You Helping or Enabling Addiction? How to Tell the Difference

A supervisor with Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation explains the concept of enabling someone with a substance use disorder and why you may be hindering your loved one's recovery, not helping.

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Addiction in the Workplace: How Employers Can Help
Addiction and Recovery

Addiction in the Workplace: How Employers Can Help

The Chief External Affairs Officer of the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation offers guidance on dealing with employees who may be active or recovering addicts.

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A Doctor's Perspective on Opioid Addiction
Addiction and Recovery

A Doctor's Perspective on Opioid Addiction

A physician discusses the function of opioids, how the increase in their use came about and how physical dependence on, and addiction to, these painkillers can be overcome.

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Veteran alcohol and drug counselor, Mary Spaulding dispels common misconceptions about addiction.
Addiction and Recovery

5 Common Misconceptions About Addiction

This longtime alcohol and drug counselor sheds new light on some widespread substance abuse myths.

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Addiction and Recovery

Hope for Alcohol Addiction: Knowing the Signs

April is Alcohol Awareness Month. Here are the signs of alcoholism you need to know.

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