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April 18, 2017

Coffee, Cigarettes, and Recovery

Addiction and Coffee

There is a popular joke among those in recovery that you can locate a 12-step meeting by the large group of people smoking cigarettes and drinking coffee outside the building. What is it that makes coffee, cigarettes, and recovery such a tight-knit trio? After all, many consider nicotine and caffeine to be drugs so wouldn’t that imply that these individuals in recovery are not actually sober? What makes this joke so true among those in recovery?...

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