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How to Build Sober Supports

“The grass is always greener on the other side”, we’ve all heard the expression. Chances are somebody was telling you this when you were at a crossroads with making a big decision that could affect your life dramatically in one way or another. A consideration so intimidating that it could
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Ohio Limits Prescription Opioids to Only 7 Days at a Time

The other day, somebody close remarked something along the lines of, “What a treat it is to still be young and dumb without a care in the world. Little booze here, little bit of this and that over there. Ahh youth.” That’s what life is all about right? Finding your
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The Harm of Telling War Stories in Sobriety

Getting stung by a bee. Having a car run over your big toe. Falling out of an airplane. There’s many a thing in this world that can be detrimental to us if we allow them, yet in the same breath, we can’t avoid life for these reasons. Nobody wants to
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The Rate of Drug Addicted Babies in Ohio is on the Rise

People are dying, people are crying, and the opiate epidemic of Ohio is slowly taking over. It’s no secret that Ohio has become slave to the opiate trade with legal pharmaceuticals and heroin flooding the streets with every corner you turn. So then you take a swarm of addicts and
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Ohio County Forced to Use Cold Storage Trailers as Morgues

Death lurks around every corner for us mortal living souls. He travels to and fro watching us, following us, even stalking us at moments when we least expect. Death can catch you off guard in your sleep or in an unsuspecting accident of sorts. You may pass away of natural
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People, Places and Things

“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose. You’re on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who’ll decide where to go…” -late great Dr. Seuss. Wow o Wow- what a
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Ohio Town Now Charging Overdose Survivors

It’s a tad humorous at times how life can catch up to us so quickly and catch us off guard. We start our lives out in adolescence with time and eternity seeming synonymous and then POOF- we blink a few times and we find ourselves growing up and looking at
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Does Forced Addiction Treatment Ever Work?

What do you do when there’s nothing you can do but you can’t do nothing? Improper English, yes, but really think about it. That’s kind of what it feels like when deep in the throws of addiction and/or alcoholism. It’s a confusing life that takes you constantly on paths where
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Ohio Residents Critical of Kasich’s Drug Addiction Fight Strategy

Chances are if you are reading this article, you are concerned about the growing opiate epidemic in this country as well as the great state of Ohio and the road governor John Kasich has prepared it for. We’re speaking of course of the enormous outbreak of chemically dependent people appearing
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Benefits of an Alumni Program

The term alumni derives from the term alumnus meaning “having previously belonged to a group, company, or organization. Yes yes, that’s a little too boring and proper for most attention spans, but it’s vital information to know in the following discussion. In all actuality, more than likely, nobody would be taking