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Drunkorexia: The Dangers Of Cutting Calories For Alcohol

Jeffrey Juergens ❘

Drunkorexia refers to skipping meals to "spend" more calories on alcohol consumption. Binge drinking and dangerous eating disorders are sometimes related.

Sobering Confidence: Six Steps to Becoming the (Dry) Life of the Party

Jeffrey Juergens ❘

Memorial Day weekend is a time of celebration for many, but you don't have to drink to have fun. Here are some tips for staying sober this holiday weekend.

Dare to Differ: Today’s Addiction Prevention Campaigns And DARE’s Mistakes

Jeffrey Juergens ❘

Unlike the D.A.R.E. campaign of years past, today's drug prevention strategies use scientific fact to teach young people why substance abuse is a bad idea.

“Mad” World: Alcohol and the Workplace

Jeffrey Juergens ❘

Even though shows like "Mad Men" glamorize drinking in the workplace, the reality is that alcohol at work might cause problems for companies and employees.

A Brief History of Cocaine … And Horses

Jeffrey Juergens ❘

Animal-assisted therapy for addiction is becoming more common and more effective than ever. Here's how animals help people in recovery.

Ten Boring Years in Paradise – Looking Forward by Looking Back

Jeffrey Juergens ❘

A person in recovery for 10 years recounts what his journey has been like. He explains what sobriety feels like now, and how he wouldn't change a thing.

Personal Stories: My Brother’s Keeper

Jeffrey Juergens ❘

I grew up being very close with my brother David, but he was fighting a hidden battle. His enemy was his own reflection staring back at him in the mirror.

The Science of New Year’s Resolutions: Making and Keeping Your Sobriety Goals

Jeffrey Juergens ❘

Every year, people make New Year's resolutions to better their lives. For those in recovery from addiction, it's extra important to keep these resolutions.

How to Navigate the Temptations of the Holiday Season

Jeffrey Juergens ❘

Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's and other holidays during this season can make it especially difficult to stay sober. Learn tips on avoiding triggers.

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