JULIE

Julie

After overcoming her own addiction in 2012 Julie went on to become certified as an addiction counselor in order to help others achieve a life of recovery. She worked in the addiction field for 8 years and now uses both her personal and professional experiences with addiction as an influence for her writing.


Julie in Dealing with Addiction
July 20, 2021

A Letter to the Mother Whose Child is Struggling with Addiction (from Someone in Recovery)

I know times are tough right now but please, hang in there, Mama.

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Julie in Drug Rehab
July 12, 2021

How to Support a Loved One in Rehab

If you have a loved one currently seeking addiction treatment or about to go to rehab, some things can help make their stay a better experience.

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Julie in Sobriety
July 2, 2021

Nine Lessons From Nine Years of Sobriety

I have realized that my sobriety is a gift that I chose to give to myself every day.

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Julie in Drug Rehab
June 22, 2021

The Top Benefits of Residential Rehab

As someone who has both attended and worked at a residential rehabilitation center, I can easily list several reasons why I think residential rehab is the best way to face their addiction.

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Julie in Drug Addiction
June 16, 2021

When It Comes to Addiction, the Words We Say, Matter

Words have power; they can inspire and heal, or they can hurt and destroy, so let's chose our words wisely.

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Julie in Sobriety
June 10, 2021

Life After Rehab… Nine Years Later

I remember how scary it was to walk through those doors and stop drinking. I wish I could go back in time, hug myself, and let that girl know how grateful I am for her courage.

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Julie in Sobriety
June 5, 2021

How Living a Sober Lifestyle can Help You Have a Better Summer

On the fence about living a sober lifestyle? Here are ten ways cutting out drugs and alcohol can help you have a better summer, and a better life!

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Julie in Drug Abuse Information
May 27, 2021

Ten Signs It’s Time for Rehab

Red flags to look out for that may show it is time for rehab.

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Julie in Family Addiction
May 13, 2021

Ten Signs a Loved One Has an Addiction

Chances are, if you already suspect that your loved one has an addiction or substance abuse problem, then the odds are that they probably do.

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Julie in Sobriety
May 11, 2021

Ten Tips For Staying Sober This Summer

While navigating a sober lifestyle during a global pandemic may not be the easiest thing on your to-do list, I can tell you that the rewards will be well worth your efforts if you stick to it.

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