The Growing Trend of Sports Betting

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By Melissa Riddle-Chalos When the Supreme Court struck down the federal ban on sports betting in 2018, it was as if Pandora’s box opened, giving millions of American sports fans instant and legal access to gambling. By 2021, 25 states would give it the green light. No wonder online sports betting is exploding. Bloomberg reports […]

Having Fun Without Alcohol

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By Anna McKenzie If you’re in recovery from alcoholism or trying to curb a drinking problem, you may wonder how people have fun without alcohol. Alcoholic drinks are a staple, if not a centerpiece, of many social events and gatherings, especially around the holidays. But the truth is, there are lots of ways to socialize […]

Sobriety vs. Recovery

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By Clint Fletcher  A common question that gets asked in the field of mental health or addiction treatment is, What is the difference between sobriety and recovery?  Essentially, sobriety is about refraining from using substances that are causing you harm, and recovery is about your life after addiction. It’s a lifestyle you choose that involves […]