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by Sarah Surrey, LCSW, CRAADC Gone are the days when the only support a person in recovery could find was in a blue book, and a church basement. Support still exists there, but recovery has become as widespread and pervasive as substance use. Sober influencers show off a different kind of high life. Comedians, musicians,…

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by: Sarah Surrey, LCSW, CRAADC   Have you ever tried meditation and thought, “I’m not doing it right, this doesn’t work for me”? If so, this post is for you. By the end of this post, you’ll know why meditation has become so widely recommended, how to confront the biggest meditation myths, and how to…

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Not sure how to stay sober during the holidays? Try the rule of thirds!   Productivity experts use the rule of thirds to encourage people to be more efficient and productive with their time. The parallel goal is to help people be more mindful in their activities so that they can fully enjoy downtime. These…

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By Sarah Surrey, LCSW Oregon’s ballot includes a measure that would decriminalize the possession of small amounts of hard drugs, considered small enough for “personal use”. If the measure passes, the state will be the first in the country to decriminalize hard drugs. It would join a small handful of countries around the world who…

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In a polarized world, the Opioid Crisis is unifying. It’s one of the only issues to be mentioned in State of the Union addresses of both Donald Trump and Barack Obama. It has earned this attention for its devastating impact on the American workforce, and for its staggering annual overdose rate. In a seven year…

Substance abuse disorder

While HIV is no longer viewed as a life sentence due to advancements in prevention and treatment, it remains a major public health crisis in the US — especially among segments of the LGBTQ community, according to the Human Rights Campaign. Unfortunately, some of the factors that make LGBTQ people vulnerable to HIV also make…

Rehab

Addiction takes a serious toll on your body. The good news is that there are many positive steps you can take during recovery, not just to improve your physical wellness, but also to reduce your risk of relapse. Here’s a closer look at some things you can do to regain one of your most valuable…

Coronavirus Update
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