sober college students

Attending College Sober

3 October 2018,
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By: Jay Staples, Alumni Often college adults cannot see the line between “I am in college enjoying myself,” and “I may have a problem […]


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Why They Do It: College Students and Substance Abuse

21 July 2018,
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    Substance abuse is a common problem among college students. The changing environment can lead to many new experiences. From increased freedom to […]


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Tips for Handling Stress in Young Adults

15 July 2015,
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Stress in young adults is one of the prevalent themes we hear about in recovery. Stress can often lead to the desire to “make […]


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Burning Tree West and Our Use of Pets to Aid in Recovery

4 June 2015,
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We believe that pets are powerful allies in the fight against addiction. While familial bonds are often strained during addiction and recovery, the bond […]


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How to Approach Friends Who May Have a Problem with Addiction

6 May 2015,
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The problem with helping an addict is often how we go about doing it. What we actually should be doing may seem counter-intuitive to […]