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How to Stay Sober After Rehab

By Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: August 25, 2022 Updated: August 31, 2022 Moving into rehab marks a pivotal point in your life. It can be challenging to admit that you have a problem with drugs and alcohol. However, you should feel proud of yourself for the…

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Accommodation and Addiction

By Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: May 6, 2022 Updated: May 31, 2022 ACCOMMODATION AND ADDICTION: Typically, accommodation is considered a good thing. It is usually associated with being polite, caring, and respectful of someone else’s wants, wishes, or needs. We are often praised for being selfless…

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The Twelve-Step Program: Step Seven

By Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: April 13, 2022 Updated: April 13, 2022 STEP SEVEN “Humbly asked Him to remove our shortcomings.” The last few steps of the twelve-step program have largely been focused on self-reflection. We took a personal moral inventory of who we truly are…

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Making Realistic Addiction Recovery Goals in 2022

By Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Author Michael Damioli, LCSW, CSAT Michael Damioli, LCSW, CSAT read more Published: January 13, 2022 Updated: January 4, 2022 Many people will ring in the New Year by celebrating with friends and family, drinking and partying the night away. For those struggling…

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3 Mocktail Ideas for a Sober Holiday Gathering

By Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: December 20, 2021 Updated: December 1, 2021 Whether you are just coming out of recovery or have years of sobriety under your belt, the holidays can be a difficult time to stay sober. The holidays mean office and family holiday parties…

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Relapse During Treatment

By Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Author Cortland Mathers-Suter, MSSA Cortland Mathers-Suter, MSSA read more Published: November 8, 2021 Updated: November 1, 2021 Relapse is a really difficult topic for people in drug addiction recovery. Since the 1930’s, recovery has been considered a black and white thing. It…

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Tips for Saying No to Alcohol on Thanksgiving

By Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Colorado Medication Assisted Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: November 5, 2021 Updated: November 1, 2021 The holiday season is when most people who struggle with alcohol addiction will relapse as peer and society pressure to drink is very heavy this time of year. To help you with your cravings…