25 of the Best Sobriety Affirmations
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by phoenix
1w ago
No matter how dedicated or enthusiastic you are about your recovery efforts, there will be times when you experience doubts or even engage in negative self-talk. Sobriety affirmations can help you prevent challenges like these from derailing your progress. 25 Affirmations for Your Sobriety Embracing sober affirmations like the ones we’ve listed below can make […] The post 25 of the Best Sobriety Affirmations appeared first on Phoenix Rising Recovery ..read more
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Black Tar Heroin: What Exactly is it?
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by phoenix
1w ago
Black tar heroin isn’t nearly as prevalent as the powder version of this drug – but it can be just as powerful, and even more dangerous.  What is Black Tar Heroin? Heroin is a powerful drug that is derived from morphine. Since morphine is a naturally occurring part of the opium poppy plant, heroin is […] The post Black Tar Heroin: What Exactly is it? appeared first on Phoenix Rising Recovery ..read more
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The Dangers of Mixing Alcohol and Prescription Drugs
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by phoenix
3w ago
If you’ve ever received a prescription from your doctor, there’s a good chance you were advised not to drink alcohol while taking the medication. Mixing alcohol with prescription drugs can be dangerous, because alcohol may either degrade the effects of the medication or intensify them to the point that they become toxic.  Dangers of Mixing […] The post The Dangers of Mixing Alcohol and Prescription Drugs appeared first on Phoenix Rising Recovery ..read more
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Pink Cocaine: What is Tucibi?
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by phoenix
3w ago
In 2019, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime issued a warning about an emerging threat called pink cocaine, or tucibi. This dangerous, misleadingly named substance has now made its way to the U.S., where many people who use it may have no idea what they are actually putting into their bodies.  What is […] The post Pink Cocaine: What is Tucibi? appeared first on Phoenix Rising Recovery ..read more
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THC Detox: What to Expect
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by phoenix
1M ago
Contrary to an unfortunately persistent myth, you can become addicted to marijuana. When you then try to stop using the drug, a variety of unpleasant withdrawal symptoms can prevent you from doing so. If you find yourself in these circumstances, THC detox may be the ideal place to start your recovery journey. What is THC? […] The post THC Detox: What to Expect appeared first on Phoenix Rising Recovery ..read more
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Understanding Chemical Dependency
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by phoenix
1M ago
Chemical dependency and addiction are often used interchangeably. However, even though these terms share many similarities, there are also some important distinctions between them. What Does Chemical Dependency Mean? Chemical dependency refers to the physical and psychological reliance that some people develop on some substances after using them for a certain period of time.  People […] The post Understanding Chemical Dependency appeared first on Phoenix Rising Recovery ..read more
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How Long Does Meth Stay in Your System For?
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by phoenix
1M ago
How long does meth stay in your system? Once your body has eliminated the drug, can you still test positive on a drug screen? What types of physical and psychological harm can meth use cause? Knowing the answers to these questions can help you keep yourself and your loved ones safe from the twin scourges […] The post How Long Does Meth Stay in Your System For? appeared first on Phoenix Rising Recovery ..read more
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Addressing the First Step in Recovery
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by phoenix
1M ago
Since it was originally published in the late 1930s, the 12 Step recovery model has helped countless people end their use of addictive substances and start living healthier, drug-free lives. But this long history of success doesn’t mean the process is easy. In fact, it’s not uncommon for people to struggle with the very first […] The post Addressing the First Step in Recovery appeared first on Phoenix Rising Recovery ..read more
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Sober Things to do in Palm Desert, CA
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by phoenix
2M ago
When a person has an alcohol addiction, much of their social life and activities revolve around drinking. Once they enter recovery, finding sober things to do can prove challenging. This makes it important to double down on finding ways to have fun without risking the temptation to relapse. Phoenix Rising Recovery recognizes the importance of […] The post Sober Things to do in Palm Desert, CA appeared first on Phoenix Rising Recovery ..read more
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Sores from Drugs: Causes & Dangers
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by phoenix
2M ago
Overdose. Brain damage. Liver failure. Discussions of the dangers of drug abuse often focus on debilitating or potentially fatal effects like these. While it is obviously important to be aware of the grievous harm that substances can cause, it is also worthwhile to understand the impact of smaller (but still extremely serious) problems, such as […] The post Sores from Drugs: Causes & Dangers appeared first on Phoenix Rising Recovery ..read more
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