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The Best Cures for Addiction are Desire and Purpose - Practical Recovery

Written for Practical Recovery by Stanton Peele, Ph.D., J.D., this article explains why the "Best Cures for Addiction are Desire and Purpose." A must read!
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Dr. Peele couldn't be more on target with this! Let us know what you think!
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5 Ways to Have an Awesome NYE (Without Alcohol) - Practical Recovery

5 Ways to Have an Awesome NYE (Without Alcohol) - Practical Recovery | Recovery | Scoop.it
Looking to stay sober this NYE? Read on for some celebration ideas!
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Comedian Faces His Addictions To Food And Alcohol - NPR

Comedian Faces His Addictions To Food And Alcohol - NPR | Recovery | Scoop.it
Comedian Faces His Addictions To Food And Alcohol
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In a single week, comedian Jamie Kilstein realized he was both an alcoholic and a food addict. He has alcoholism in his family, and didn't start drinking till he was legally allowed to.

Via Troy Mccomas (troy48)
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Here is an example of choice when it comes to whether or not labels are useful in recovery. While Practical Recovery doesn't find it necessary to label the addictive behavior, we support those who find it helpful in their recovery to do so.

 

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Amy Carys Hocking's curator insight, October 21, 2013 7:30 PM

Show's that alcoholism may be due to genetic factors seeing as it runs in his family

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10 Great Writers Who Battled Alcohol Addiction | Social Work Degree Guide

10 Great Writers Who Battled Alcohol Addiction | Social Work Degree Guide | Recovery | Scoop.it
10 Great Writers Who Battled Alcohol Addiction

Via Jukka Melaranta, Practical Recovery
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10 Great Writers Who Battled Alcohol Addiction | Social Work Degree Guide

10 Great Writers Who Battled Alcohol Addiction | Social Work Degree Guide | Recovery | Scoop.it
10 Great Writers Who Battled Alcohol Addiction

Via Jukka Melaranta
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