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Articles About Sobriety and Overcoming Addiction

How To Prepare For Inpatient Drug and Alcohol Rehab

You decided to check into an addiction treatment center to become sober and healthy. Great News! Setting a date for admission to a rehab center is one of the best decisions you will ever make. Now that you’ve made the first step, now what?


The Fentanyl Factor in the Opioid Epidemic

The opioid addiction crisis gripping the nation has been bad enough but now drug officials and first responders increasingly see cases of heroin mixed with the powerful analgesic fentanyl.


The First Step Towards Addiction Recovery

"We learned that we had to fully concede to our innermost selves that we were alcoholic."In the book Alcoholics Anonymous, it states that this is the first step in our recovery. How I learned to concede was a long and tedious process of repeated attempts to regain some form of control and direction in my daily life, while enduring continued failures, and repeated disappointments to myself and those around me.


The Importance of Finding Yourself in Recovery

When most people hear the word sobriety, they think of someone who abstains from alcohol and drugs. However, being sober also means that they are living in recovery from substances.


Is Drug Addiction a Disease? Find Out What the US Surgeon General Thinks…

We know "The War on Drugs" isn't working and we need a new approach. A new report from the US Surgeon General’s office urging the government and health bodies to recognize substance abuse as a mental health issue, not a criminal one, might just be the answer.


4 Tips for Dealing with Your Partner's Borderline Personality Disorder

We are all complicated individuals. Our psychological makeup varies substantially and significantly impacts every aspect of our lives. Thankfully today emotional difficulties are more widely shared, making it at least slightly easier to navigate the troubled waters of dealing with an emotional disturbance with someone you love.


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Hi, I'm Jackie!

I am no expert at addiction recovery, but I want to do all I can to help those that struggle. Quotes About Addiction is dedicated to providing inspirational quotes from different people at different times to encourage addicts into recovery.

While I believe a good quote can inspire and encourage, I know that words alone cannot heal completely. But they can help. They can change the way you think. They can bring you and me out of negativity.

So please read, share, and let me know how your journey is progressing.

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