Recovery

Articles on recovering from Adderall abuse and how to maintain sobriety.

The Role Counseling Plays in Your Recovery

The Role Counseling Plays in Your Recovery

When you are in recovery for addiction to drugs like Adderall, there will be times when talking with a counselor is your primary form of treatment. This is called talk therapy or psychotherapy and has been proven to be very beneficial for those who struggle with addiction. In many ways, a counselor is the leader in your recovery by establishing that you receive the best treatment for your...

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How Important Is It to Build Friendships in My Support Group?

How Important Is It to Build Friendships in My Support Group?

When in recovery for addiction to drugs like Adderall, you likely attend a support group such as Alcoholics Anonymous or Narcotics Anonymous. You likely meet at the same place and time each week. In many cases, you even see the same faces each week. You may share in the support group or just attend and listen to others talk. Whatever the case, it is essential that you build friendships with...

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A Guide to Sober Living

A Guide to Sober Living

When you are in recovery, your life changes. No longer will your life look as it did before. To live in sobriety means completely restructuring your life. How can you do this? What steps do you need to take? This can seem a bit overwhelming, especially if you were just away at inpatient treatment for a period of time. First, Look at Your Living Situation This is essential because if you live with...

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3 Reasons to Not Waste Time Before Getting Sober

3 Reasons to Not Waste Time Before Getting Sober

When you struggle with using too much drugs like Adderall or alcohol, you may think you do not need any outside help. You may think that you can handle the addiction on your own or maybe that you can just keep hiding your addiction from others. Whether or not others know about it, your problems still exist. While you think your substance abuse is under control, it is not. You need to get sober...

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Physical Activity, Staying Busy and Living Sober

Physical Activity, Staying Busy and Living Sober

When you are in recovery from drugs like Adderall, you will suddenly have more time on your hands. The hours you once spent intoxicated or under the influence now can be used in different healthier ways. Because of this, you must not be much more intentional with how you spend your time. When you were in rehab, your time was very structured. Well, it is important to keep these structures, to an...

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3 Steps to Make Room in Your Life for Sobriety

3 Steps to Make Room in Your Life for Sobriety

When you are in recovery from addiction to drugs like Adderall, your life will look different than when you were under the influence of drugs and alcohol. You will need to embrace more structure in your life as this gives you the ability to establish healthy habits. You will also have more balance in your life when you structure your life accordingly. When you are serious about your sobriety, no...

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Creating Your Recovery Routine

Creating Your Recovery Routine

At first thought, building a healthy routine can seem imposing and might even overwhelm you. Don’t let it! You can build a recovery routine apart from drugs like Adderall by taking some simple, intentional steps. The following are some specific ways you can do this. Get Some Help From Your Support Network What does this really mean? Well, it means asking your friends, family, therapist and even...

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Does Sharing Your History of Addiction Help Your Sobriety?

Does Sharing Your History of Addiction Help Your Sobriety?

In addiction treatment and aftercare, recovering addicts are encouraged to share their addiction histories. While what and when to share is each patient’s prerogative, recovering addicts often start by discussing their experiences in one-on-one therapy sessions. Later, in group therapy, patients have opportunities to share their stories with other patients who have similar addiction...

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Why You Don’t Have to Reinvent the Wheel to End Your Addiction

Why You Don’t Have to Reinvent the Wheel to End Your Addiction

Every person’s addiction is unique, so how can an addiction treatment facility treat so many users effectively? Although it is true that each person’s story with drug abuse is different, which means that each person requires different approaches to treatment, it is also true that successful treatment programs have many qualities in common. In other words, each user needs a unique treatment...

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Why 12-Step Programs Matter

Why 12-Step Programs Matter

12-Step programs are some of the most well-known addiction treatment programs. While support groups such as AA and NA are famous for being based on 12-Step principles, they are not the only treatment options utilizing the 12 steps. Many inpatient and outpatient programs that treat addiction to medications like Adderall include 12-Step theories and concepts as part of individualized treatment...

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