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Will Speaks Out on 4 Years Sober!

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Will Speaks Out on 4 Years Sober!

God gave me a second chance at life. Every day the gratitude that I feel that I am alive, and especially on this day, is surreal. *Alcoholic/drug addict or not, never forget how far you've come. Everything that you've survived through, all the times you've pushed on, even when you felt you couldn't. All the mornings you got out of bed, no matter how hard it was. All the times you wanted to give up but you got through another day.#onedayatatime. Find the willingness to surrender who you were, for who you can become. #putgodfirst. #AA. #unityrecoveryservice. #helpothers. #lifeafteralcohol. #lifeafterRX. #lifeafterheroin....

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A Steady Flow of Blood...

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A Steady Flow of Blood...

Hi Substance For You fans – the fitness guy is back; One Rep Marv! This week I was asked by the big bossman to write about my own experience about using blood flow and strategic exercise to possibly reduce some chronic pain. No studies, no scientific facts, this is just my opinion. Brian, the owner here at Substance For You, definitely threw me a curve ball with that last part of the request, but I’m stepping up to the plate regardless and taking a swing at it. A little about myself is that I'm only 31 years old, yet, I've...

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A Father Son Duo: Tackling Addiction One Book at a Time with Tweak

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A Father Son Duo: Tackling Addiction One Book at a Time with Tweak

Sheff senior and his son are both New York Times best selling authors, who're tackling addiction one book at a time! Nic Sheff with "Tweak" and David Sheff with "Beautiful Boy."  David Sheff amounted the #1 spot on the New York Times bestseller list in April and May of 2008, for his book “Beautiful Boy.”  The book showed David’s point of view of his son--Nic’s--substance abuse. According the New York Times, Beautiful Boy is a “journey through his son’s addiction,” at the same time being “through the father’s eyes.”  They go on to state:   “For me, the hardest part about...

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Work Hard–Play Harder?

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Work Hard–Play Harder?

It’s the beginning of a new semester and college students everywhere are exploring alcohol and festivities.  College students are getting to know one another after the long break.  Where is the true work? Pretty soon everyone will be back to the same old habits of cramming before mid terms and final exams.  They will lose ...

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