How Addiction Affects Our Morals
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How Addiction Affects Our Morals

As long as there has been addiction to drugs and alcohol, there has been the assumption that the afflicted individual was a person of compromised morals. Because of this, society has largely placed the blame of addiction directly on the addicted individual. The science of addiction has long concluded that addiction is a legitimate physical … Continue reading

The Prescription Drug Abuse Epidemic in Arizona
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The Prescription Drug Abuse Epidemic in Arizona

A new report out this month states that Arizona has the sixth highest drug overdose mortality rate of all 50 states and Washington DC. Arizona overdose deaths have increased by 65% since the last large-scale study was done in 1999. The report clearly states that the majority of drug-related deaths are now due to prescription … Continue reading

Romance in Early Recovery
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Romance in Early Recovery

When you come into recovery, your life suddenly becomes abuzz with new and exciting opportunities. You’ve opened yourself up to a world of possibilities including a new career, new friendships, new hobbies and interests, and yes, the opportunity to have good, strong, healthy romantic relationships. Now, you’re excited about that last one, aren’t you? The … Continue reading