• Drinking Alcohol Can Worsen PTSD, Study Finds

    February 16, 2017

    Downing alcoholic drinks to drown out painful memories may end up doing just the opposite, according to new research. In experiments involving mice, alcohol was found to strengthen emotional memories linked to fear, according to a John Hopkins University study recently published online in ...

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  • Are Black Trans Women Faced with ‘Injustice at Every Turn’?

    September 16, 2016

    Judgment, harassment, discrimination, and violence are all battles they don’t pick, but transgender men and women still they find themselves right there on the front lines fighting them every day. For Black trans women and trans women of color, living is about staying in survival mode. D...

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  • Addiction History — Should You Disclose Yours?

    July 21, 2016

    You could go back and forth with yourself over whether to disclose your addiction history and recovery status. And that could leave you feeling anxious and doubtful of everything and everyone around you, including yourself. Or… You could decide to share, or not share, with others that yo...

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  • Honest Recovery Is the Best Policy

    June 27, 2016

    Seeking honest recovery treatment for drug and/or alcohol addiction takes a lot of courage. Courage to admit there is a problem. Courage to seek help from others. And, finally, courage to take the first step to turning your life around. But a recovering addict’s relationship with honesty...

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  • Summer Sobriety Tips

    June 22, 2016

    The list of summer get-togethers seems endless—and all of them present challenges to summer sobriety. There are beach trips and pool parties. Outdoor concerts and festivals. Weddings and graduations. Backyard barbecues and sporting events, and the list goes on. By the time the season off...

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