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Working Through Loss and Grief in Recovery

Article from TheSoberWorld by Murphy Vestute, MS, RMHC, CGRS, and Jodi MacNeal

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"People in active addiction lose far too many friends to drug overdoses. We would never let that painful fact go unacknowledged. But for so many people entering treatment for addiction, grief from a lifelong string of losses fueled the need to drink or use in the first place."

People in recovery face subtle, unrecognized losses everyday. Read this article to learn about working through loss and grief in recovery.

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