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15 Easy Tips for Overcoming Urges

When it comes to addiction recovery, urges come along with the territory, especially in the early stages. While as time passes they can dwindle down to nearly non-existent, knowing how to overcome them is paramount to success in your new sober life. Of course, that’s a lot easier said than...

Using Instagram to Boost Your Recovery!

I’ve touched on this before, but I really do believe that social media has the potential to be a powerful tool for addiction recovery. Social media brings together people who otherwise would never meet or know each other’s love and support. While it is wonderful that some people have strong...

5 Easy, Non-alcoholic Holiday Drinks!

Thanksgiving is just one week away! Across the country dinner ingredients are being gathered, plans finalized, and plane tickets purchased. Rather you look on the coming holidays with excitement or resignation, being prepared will help you stay firmly on your path of sobriety. One step you can take in preparation...

5 Goals for Everyone in the First Year of Sobriety

Congratulations! You’ve just completed rehab and are well on your way to a new, happier, sober life. You have all the tools you need to succeed under your belt and nothing but possibilities ahead of you- now what? That first solo step into your first year of sobriety can be...

9 Ways Recovery Will Improve Your Life

Recovery from substance abuse and addiction is more than giving up one’s vices; it’s a transformation of one’s mentality and lifestyle. Understanding that helps one get through the tough, vulnerable moments of early recovery. Sobriety is taking on a new lifestyle, not simply meeting a goal. RELATED: What Sobriety Means...

Preventing Relapse in the Wake of the Presidential Election

Let me preface this by saying Harbor Village does not and did not officially endorse any presidential candidate. This is not about politics- it’s about the very real ramifications millions of Americans could be facing. Billions of anxious eyes watched last night’s presidential election results, knowing no matter what happened...

Renew Your Commitment to Sobriety in 3 Easy Steps!

Committing the the recovery process and your sober journey is a lot like a marriage: there will be good times, challenges, celebrations, and heartbreak. But it’s that key word of commitment that sees us through the darker times until we return to the light. Just as you might find yourself...

3 Ways to Help the Recovery Community This Election

The 2016 presidential race is proving to be among the most controversial in recent history; tensions between parties are at an all-time high with many voters feeling manipulated and undervalued. Despite that, voter participation in the coming election is more important than ever in order to make our voices heard...

5 Signs It’s Time to Cut a Toxic Person Out of Your Life

It’s part of human nature to seek connections and form relationships; even the most introverted personalities need human contact every so often. The problem comes when that need to create and maintain bonds overshadows one’s self-interest. We’ve all been there; we’ve all had a friend, family member, or partner that...

Prescription Opioid and Heroin Epidemic Awareness Week

The opioid abuse epidemic has reached all time critical levels. We are facing a public health and safety crisis that has been largely ignored and under reported for far too long. Fear of legal ramifications, social ridicule, and harsh stigmas create a massive roadblock in the fight to end substance...

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