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Discussing the sober truth of alcohol, recovery, and aftercare monitoring

7 Tips for Long Term Recovery Success

Let’s face it, giving up drinking isn’t easy. The sobriety journey itself isn’t a cake walk either, particularly if you’re someone with Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD). It is, however, one of the most rewarding things you can do for yourself, but it does require diligence. Here are some tips for maintaining long-term sobriety once you’ve made the very brave decision to put down the alcohol.

Carolina Recovery Program: Empowering Students to Enjoy a Substance-Free Collegiate Experience

Treating an alcohol use disorder can be particularly tough when the client is a college student in recovery. Not only is it difficult for these students to stay connected to a recovery program, their temptations to drink are compounded due to the alcohol-accepting atmosphere of college. UNC Chapel Hill, the oldest State University in the Country, understands this problem and has found innovative solutions to help these students.

Four Things to Look for in Choosing a Family Law Attorney

Choosing the right Family Law attorney for your situation can have multiple variables, depending on your case. For example, if your case is a high-value divorce with only the division of property at stake, you may want a lawyer with a lot of experience on complex accounting matters. If the parties are not working together well, then an attorney who can encourage less adversity to get the matter settled might be a better fit. Regardless of your individual circumstances, here are the top four things you should always look for in a Family Law attorney.

5 Ways Soberlink Will Positively Impact Your Recovery Journey

Whether you are newly sober or have years of sobriety under your belt, Soberlink can make a positive impact on your recovery journey. Combining a breathalyzer with a cloud-based system Soberlink offers a variety of features specifically designed to promote accountability for sobriety and long-term recovery. Here are a five ways Soberlink supports lasting sobriety through state-of-the-art alcohol monitoring.

5 Ways to Stay Sober During Football Season

Football season is hard for anyone who suffers from Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD). It’s synonymous with drinking beer and, in my house on the West Coast, an excuse for early mimosas. The television ads are saturated – like I used to be – with alcohol commercials. While it may seem difficult, if not impossible, for a person with AUD to also be a football fan, it can be done in a way that is safe and fun. Here are five tips for staying sober during football season.

5 Ways Alcohol Abuse Can Impact a Child’s Mental Health

According to The National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 7.5 million children live with a parent with Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD) or Alcohol Abuse – that equates to about 10 percent of children in the U.S. Exposure to Alcohol Use Disorder at an early age can have a drastic impact on a child’s mental health, resulting in both short-term and long-term consequences. To better understand the impact of Alcohol Use Disorder on children, read our list of 5 ways Alcohol Use Disorder can affect a child’s mental health.

Why Long-Term Monitoring Means Success for Licensed Professionals and General Recovery

How do we make recovery not just a possibility, but the expected outcome of addiction treatment? This was a question thought leaders sought to answer at a 2013 symposium held at the Institute for Behavior and Health, Inc. What stemmed from this conversation was a new perspective on addiction recovery, one that focused on long-term monitoring as a means of achieving lifelong recovery.