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Guest Blog-“A Long Road…”

Know Your Why Recovery welcomes author and Dadmented founder Craig Lucas. Craig has been generous enough to share his story of trauma, music, mental illness, fatherhood, and redemption. Read below for more.

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The 4 Ds for Cravings

Quitting smoking or vaping? Trying to stop alcohol or other drug use? Have you heard of the 4 Ds?

The 4 Ds for cravings are most widely used for management of nicotine/tobacco cravings, however, many have applied them successfully to manage cravings for all types of substance use. Below is some basic information about the 4 Ds and then our YouTube video discussing the 4 Ds in more detail. Enjoy and remember to subscribe to our channel for more content like this.

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Know Your Term Episode 8: Medication Assisted Treatment

Head on over to our newest YouTube post for Know Your Term Episode 8. In this episode we will explore Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT), what it means, what are the benefits, and general information about it. Don’t have a ton of time? No worries! The video in under three minutes long.

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Tips for Maintaining Your Recovery Path During the Holidays

The holiday season is a special time of year. This period of time is often meant to be joyous, celebratory, and uplifting, but the reality of it is holidays can be difficult and trying times…and that even without adding trying to maintain positive recovery. The gatherings, the temptation, the triggers, the mixed emotions, dealing with family. All of these situations are incredibly stressful. How can we survive, no thrive, during the holiday season? Below are some tips.

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Know Your Term Episode 6-HALT

This episode of Know Your Term focuses on the phrase HALT. Be aware if you are feeling hungry, angry, lonely, or tired. This concept which is shared often in 12 step meetings and treatment programs is critical in the relapse prevention process. When we feel these states we tend to be more likely to engage in impulsive or destructive behaviors. This increases our risk for relapse in our substance use, other addictive behaviors, and mental illness.

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National Months-September 2021

September has been designated National Recovery Month and National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. For more information on each, please continue reading.

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Know Your Term Episode 5: “The F__k Its”

This episode of Know Your Term focuses on the phrase commonly heard in treatment agencies and in the rooms “The F__k Its “. What does it mean? What are some common causes of “The F__k Its”?

Warning-profanity is not filtered in the video!!!

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Know Your Term Episode 4: 12 Step

Hop on over to our YouTube Channel for the latest episode of Know Your Term where we examine the term “12 Step” briefly and what it means.

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Know Your Term Episode 2: Disease Concept of Addiction

Hey everyone! Thanks for stopping by. Head on over to our YouTube Channel to see us discuss the disease concept of addiction in under three minutes.

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Podcasting with Maximal Being

Know Your Why would like to give a thank you to Maximal Being for having us on their most recent podcast.

Our founder discusses substance use, addiction, and other related topics. The video can be viewed here as well as other platforms linked through Maximal Being

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