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Dealing with Death & Grief During Addiction Recovery

June 5, 2017|Grief and Loss|

Entering recovery is a huge step on the path to creating a better life for yourself; however, just like any big change, it can present challenges. One such challenge includes suffering the loss of a family member or friend at the same time as recovering from addiction. Grieving the loss of a loved one can cause the steps you take during recovery to falter, or even regress. Many addictive behaviors are rooted in a desire to escape reality, and reality as brutal as death can trigger a relapse. However, there are important steps you can take, including diving even deeper [...]