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Is It Possible to Stay Clean Without Getting Sober?

For the purposes of this essay, clean is defined as being off “hard drugs” and sober is being off all drugs (alcohol included). Accepting these definitions, is it possible to stay clean without getting sober?

Inspirational Quotes for the Outcasts and Rebels

Sometimes all it takes is one insightful sentence to change your perspective. These are the quotes to inspire all the rebels and outcasts and those who think, "I don't fit in."

Inspirational Travel Quotes by Adventurous Women

Travel quotes, whether you can travel or not, remind us that the world is diverse and full of wonder. Travel takes us out of our comfort zones.

I hate having depression

My depression is really bad lately. I find everything meaningless. I don't even feel happy in a quiet bit of nature. I hate having depression.

Getting my mental health back on track

It was the longest period of time I have gone without a psychologist appointment since I first began treatment three and a half years ago. And I was getting weird, real weird.

Teaching Kids About Drugs: Alternatives to DARE

Any program predicated on the idea that people need to “just say no” causes the opposite effect. High risk groups tend to be encouraged to participate in the forbidden behavior.

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