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What is P.A.W.S.? Post Acute Withdrawal Syndrome F.A.Q.

What is P.A.W.S. Syndome? Have you ever heard of P.A.W.S.? If you haven’t, then you probably don’t know what it stands for. Well, it’s Post Acute Withdrawals Syndrome. This condition occurs after someone has stopped taking their medication, drinking alcohol, or stopping a drug they are physically dependent on. The symptoms include anxiety, depression, insomnia, …

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Why It’s Important to Stay Busy in Early Sobriety

Typically there are five stages to addiction recovery: pre-contemplation, contemplation, preparation, action, and maintenance. It’s a common myth in recovery that simply completing a 30 day program will be enough by itself for early sobriety. One of the main ways that you can stay steady with your recovery program is to consistently stay busy. Recovery …

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