Wellness/Fitness

  • Recovery Is Like a Marathon: Angela Quadrani Outpaces Eating Disorder and Alcohol to Help Children

    November 2, 2016

    Those with eating disorders at risk for substance abuse As a young person, Angela Quadrani struggled with bulimia nervosa – bingeing and […]

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  • Workaholism Study: Longer Work Hours Do Not Always Mean More Productivity

    September 30, 2016

    Over the past decade, study after study has supported the notion that longer workdays and 40+ hour workweeks do not pave the […]

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  • Mindfulness Practice and Addiction Recovery

    September 30, 2016

    “Recovery takes time to practice and develop.” – Dustin Kessler Addiction Therapy: Mindfulness Finally Coming into Its Own Mindfulness practice is derived […]

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  • The 12-Step Program – 12 Answers in 12 Months

    September 26, 2016

    12-Step programs, which are, after 80 years, still a foundational component of many treatment programs for addiction, have come under fire of […]

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  • Choosing Recovery: Don’t let “that person” stop you

    May 18, 2016

    A Firefighter’s Tale by Captain Michael Morse, PFD The decision to begin the recovery journey is fragile at best. It doesn’t take […]

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  • Sobriety – Where Have All the Party Buddies Gone?

    April 26, 2016

    There is something fascinating about being completely in control. It grows on you, and it feels great. The thought of willingly giving […]

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  • PawSox Baseball- The Stuff That Makes Careers

    April 15, 2016

    You don’t have to tell Will, an AAC River Oaks alumnus who is thrilled to be in recovery, that the minor leagues […]

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  • The Trouble with Sleep: A hidden hazard to firefighters’ health

    December 30, 2014

    Firefighting trains us to sleep light and wake at a moment’s notice with our physiology on alert. Those habits don’t exactly play […]

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  • Yoga helps the body process discomfort during recovery

    April 24, 2014

    The physical tolls of addiction can be difficult to face, but detox centers across the country feature experienced professionals and counselors who […]

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  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Addiction

    March 24, 2014

    Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition that may bring on symptoms that include flashbacks, nightmares and severe anxiety, […]

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