Category Archives: Staying Sober

  • Pushing Through Our Triggers
    Thursday, June 13th, 2019

    Pushing Through Our Triggers

      For some people it’s the actual sight or smell of their drugs of choice (alcohol, marijuana, heroin), for others, it’s their family members or certain friends and/or acquaintances,...
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  • The Forever Stamp of My Recovery
    Tuesday, June 4th, 2019

    The Forever Stamp of My Recovery

         I arrived at Pax House, a drug recovery center in Pasadena, California knowing that my future was uncertain. I had absolutely no idea about how I was...
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  • Facing the Consequences
    Monday, June 3rd, 2019

    Facing the Consequences

    Born and raised in Chattanooga, Tennessee a Pax IOP alumnus, whom we’ll call John Doe for the sake of anonymity, grew up in an affluent family. In high school,...
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  • Coming to Spirituality
    Tuesday, May 28th, 2019

    Coming to Spirituality

        When I arrived at Pax House in Pasadena, California for treatment it was suggested to me that that I find a power greater than myself. The wonderful staff told...
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  • The Struggle is Real: Living With Anxiety
    Monday, January 14th, 2019

    The Struggle is Real: Living With Anxiety

    It seems in today’s modern age all too easy to experience, struggle with, be overwhelmed by anxiety. Anxieties of all sorts whether it be worrying about our health, running...
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  • Codependency Signs & Treatment
    Tuesday, January 8th, 2019

    Codependency Signs & Treatment

    If you have ever wondered whether you may be codependent, you wouldn’t be alone. All types of people see different codependent behaviors showing up in their lives, manifesting in...
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