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5 Ways to Remain Sober After Alcohol Rehab

5 Ways to Remain Sober After Alcohol Rehab

Now that you have been through substance addiction rehab program, you are soon going to re-enter your normal life. You will be very anxious about your life after rehab, however, you should also be careful about how can remain sober so that you leave no chance for relapsing. There are many things you can do through which you can remain confident that your absence from alcohol or drugs is a successf... »

Pain, Perseverance and Passion: Three Keys to Addiction Recovery

Pain, Perseverance and Passion: Three Keys to Addiction Recovery

One of the most unmistakable traits of a successful person is a persevering spirit. The ability to persist in the midst of recurring pain, laughable odds, and past failures leaves its indelible mark upon the “hall of famers” in recovery. Without a persevering spirit, we flounder in the wake of the merciless sea of trials. That is not to say our lives will be without struggle. Difficult... »

Texas Senate Approves Bill That Would Allow Sobriety Check Points

Texas Senate Approves Bill That Would Allow Sobriety Check Points

The legislators in Texas are tackling a wide variety of issues during this current legislative session, dealing with topics ranging from education to immigration to the current economic crisis. Like every other year, some of the bills that are being considered garner a lot of attention and controversy. One example is the bill that was passed by the Texas Senate yesterday that would allow for sobri... »

Concerned about a Family Member or Friend's Drinking?

Concerned about a Family Member or Friend's Drinking?

Most surveys put the US alcoholism rate, the percentage of the population that is alcoholic or abusing alcohol, at around 7% (1). This means there are at least 20,000,000 alcoholics in the US alone. Reports are that European statistics are even worse. In addition to the troubled drinker, alcoholism typically and adversely affects three to four people directly related to them. Normally, these are t... »

Sobriety is Achieved One Day at a Time

Sobriety is Achieved One Day at a Time

When I first came to alcoholics anonymous the most important thing that I was taught was one day at a time. For a person who lived for the moment you would think that the concept of one day at a time would be easily understood. That is where the importance of meetings, sharing with others, talking to your sponsor, and reading recovery material comes into play. The next most important thing is to u... »

Explanation of the Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus Standardized Field Sobriety Test

Explanation of the Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus Standardized Field Sobriety Test

When you are charged with a DUI, police officer's will often administrator field sobriety tests as one component in order to establish probable cause to arrest the suspect for DUI. Here is an explanation of the Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus Standard Field Sobriety Test: What Is a "field sobriety test"? "Any one of several roadside tests that can be used to determine whether a suspec... »

Ways to Get Rid of Ringing in the Ears – Simple and Sober Techniques to Cure Tinnitus

Ways to Get Rid of Ringing in the Ears – Simple and Sober Techniques to Cure Tinnitus

Today’s article will make you realize what are the steps and easy methods to cure your annoying ringing ears problem that is Tinnitus. You will realize at the end of the article how effective these steps prove to be after implementing them. Ringing ears is commonly renowned as Tinnitus. It will make you mad and frustrated and make your routine life miserable. Loud music, loud voice, infectio... »

Sober Living Just For Women

Sober Living Just For Women

If a woman is serious about getting help with drugs or alcohol problems, sober living for women housing can be an important step. It is a way for a woman to get her life back together and get ready for a life of sobriety. Here is a brief look at how these homes operate and advantages they provide. Residential Location A typical home may appear as a normal residence in a quiet neighborhood. It may ... »

A Brief History of Alcoholics Anonymous

A Brief History of Alcoholics Anonymous

I guess you've heard about Alcoholics Anonymous. This is a fellowship of people who try to stay sober and help others aveve sobriety, as well. Alcoholics Anonymous, or AA, was founded in 1935. Two alcoholics who were committed to stop drinking and felt like helping others with the same problem established this fellowship of men and women. Soon after 1935, there were many Alcoholics Anonymous e... »

Quit Drinking Without AA

Quit Drinking Without AA

Alcoholism can be a horrible affliction, one that leads to a lot of harm and destruction in people's lives. If you have a drinking problem, the sooner you can get sober and stay sober, the better off your life will be. Of course, quitting drinking is easier said than done. Achieving sobriety is even more difficult for those who have trouble accepting the doctrines of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) ... »

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