you've relapsed. what now?

So you’ve relapsed. What now? Few things are more demoralizing for those in recovery from addiction or alcoholism than a relapse. Call it what you will: a slip or a stumble … going back out, falling off the wagon, picking back up … it all amounts to the same thing: You’ve re-introduced drugs or alcohol…

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addiction in the railroad industry

As COVID-19 numbers continue to fluctuate, two things are certain: The economic impacts will be felt for a long time to come, and those who struggle with alcoholism and addiction in the railroad industry would be wise to pursue treatment now, while there are resources in place to provide it. Like the aviation industry, the…

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Roger Davis

If it weren’t for the coronavirus, this week at Cornerstone of Recovery would have belonged to Roger Davis. Before the COVID-19 pandemic canceled public gatherings, corporate conferences and large events, Cornerstone had planned to once again host the annual Railroad EAP Training and Networking Conference, as it has for the last 16 years. Every year,…

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how to pay for rehab or addiction treatment

Without a doubt, one of the biggest hurdles to finding help for an alcohol or drug problem is how to pay for rehab or addiction treatment. Federal statistics bolster that: According to the 2015 National Survey on Drug use and Health, an estimated 21.7 million Americans — more than 8 percent of the population —…

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addiction treatment and rehab options available to you

If you’ve come to the conclusion that you have a drug and alcohol problem and have begun to explore addiction treatment and rehab options available to you, the future may seem hopeless. It’s an understandable feeling, especially if you’ve reached a point of desperation in which you’re looking up a drug and alcohol treatment facility…

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addiction and alcoholism treatment for veterans

In providing addiction and alcoholism treatment for veterans of the U.S. military, the staff members at Cornerstone of Recovery face a conundrum: How do you impart essential recovery wisdom that directly conflicts with military training and conditioning? One of the foundation stones of recovery is the concept of surrender: the willingness to stop fighting against…

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