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Researchers Link Child Abuse to Higher Risk of Relapse

By John Lavitt

Addicts with a history of abuse as children could have a greater chance of relapsing while in early recovery. MORE  

PMS: A Natural Threat to Sobriety

By Kristen Rybandt

I remember slamming things around the kitchen one night and feeling like I’d lost my mind. I was angry about something so minor, I literally can’t remember what it was and I don’t know that I knew then either MORE  

Stepping Over the Bodies

By Rich Howard

Life on the frontlines of the real War on Drugs in the recovery capital of the world. MORE  

New Study Identifies Triggers In Cocaine Relapse

By John Lavitt

A connection between endogenous amino acids and opioid receptors may offer a clue as to why people relapse. MORE  

I'm Suicidal—Please Commit Me!

By Nathan A Thompson

A break-up leads to a relapse leads to an attempt for institutional help . . . . MORE  

Let the Haters Hate—I'm Living My Dream

By Sadie Long

First you get sober, then you get to live your dreams. In spite of yourself. And the negativity that tries to bring us down. MORE  

Olivia Newton John's Daughter Chronicles Relapse Via Instagram

By McCarton Ackerman

Lattanzi posted several selfies on Instagram after falling off the wagon with a night of partying where she admittedly "pissed" away her sobriety. MORE  

New Study Brings Cocaine Addiction Medication Closer to Reality

By Victoria Kim

A new compound has proven to be greatly effective in suppressing the urge to relapse by blocking the narcotic's rewarding effects. MORE  

Edie Falco Talks 'Nurse Jackie' and Sobriety

By David Konow

As the sixth season of the show is underway, star Edie Falco talks about her pill-popping character's relapse as well as her own 20 years of sobriety. MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 16, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Lindsay Lohan drinks at Coachella, drunk Russian struggles with fence, New Jersey voters more relaxed with weed, and Barbra Steisand not happy with pot comments. MORE  

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Not So Sexy: Tales From a Relapser’s Bed

In darker periods, I would sleep with some guy in the hopes of making him love me. It would work for a couple of months here and there, but I could only keep ‘sloppy drunk girl’ at bay for so long.

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