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Nutrition and Addiction Recovery Index

How Diet and Nutrition Impact Recovery – A look at how proper diet can contribute to a state of well-being and reduce the cravings for drugs and alcohol in the early stages of recovery. The “Recovery Diet” – Some practical suggestions, based on nutritional studies, to help people to make good food choices. How Drugs […]

Surviving the Holidays: Tips for People in Recovery

For most people, the holiday season – which includes Christmas and the New Year celebration – is a special time of joy and celebration.   We have a chance to give our thanks to God for all His goodness and a chance to rejoice in the birth of the Savior.   It is also a time to […]

What about Smoking and Recovery from Substance Use Disorder?

Smoking is the most preventable cause of death in our society.   It is responsible for about 419,000 US deaths each year.   Smoking accounts for 1/3 of cancer deaths. It is a major cause of heart disease and cancers of the lungs, mouth, pharynx, larynx, esophagus, pancreas, uterus, cervix, kidney, and bladder.   The average smoker shortens […]