child suffering from childhood trauma and addiction

Childhood Trauma in Relation to Addiction

Few people recognize that childhood trauma is a component that is strongly linked with rates of substance abuse addiction, health problems, suicidal ideation, and even early death. Many people attribute these struggles to a lack of willpower, a lack of motivation, unluckiness, or even worse, a defect in one’s character. However, we can link many…

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Safely Celebrating Recovery Milestones Reinforces Positive Change

How Safely Celebrating Recovery Milestones Works People often wonder how to honor important milestones in recovery. Safely celebrating recovery milestones is tricky, given how closely interwoven celebration is with addictive substances. However, many sober people have made safely celebrating recovery milestones achievable. By celebrating the idea of friendship with others, you can observe important milestones…