5 Ways To Stay Sober Through College

College can be a stressful time. Students are independent for their first time all while juggling academics, work, health, organizations, internships, and social life. Often times students turn to alcohol and drugs to help them socialize, study, and relax. Here are ways to help students (whether or not in recovery) keep away from the ever popular party scene associated with college life.

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How to Welcome Back a Coworker From Treatment

It can be a bit difficult or a little awkward welcoming back a fellow employee after they have been absent for mental health reasons. Historically these issues have been traditionally taboo and are generally loaded with stigma. You might ask yourself: How do I act? Do I ask about it or pretend nothing happened? Do…

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How to Withdraw From a University for Treatment (Without Consequences)

Many students hesitate to seek treatment due to the fact that they are not able to accomplish both at the same time. If you are a student struggling with substance abuse, rest assured you do not have to choose between education and receiving treatment. Multiple standards are set in place at universities to accommodate these…

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What to Look for in a Sponsor

Beginning the recovery process is filled with uncertainty, confusion, and apprehensiveness. Finding a sponsor is the best way to dispel these feelings. A sponsor is an alcoholic who has made some progress in the recovery program and shares that experience on a continuous, individual basis with another alcoholic who is attempting to attain or maintain…

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