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Simone Biles, Mental Health, and Success

Americans seem to be born with the natural ability to dream while we’re awake. We’re bred that way. Driven by the chance […]

What to Expect during Family Therapy
July 27, 2021

When a family member is struggling with a substance use disorder, it affects the entire family. Their substance use may make others […]

Addiction, Substance Abuse, and Surfing
July 22, 2021

  An addiction may be hard to explain and even harder for many to understand. It’s a medical disease that’s both treatable […]

The Day the Music Died: Musicians and Addiction
July 20, 2021

The band started playing a familiar tune from years past. What was the name and who sang it? A friend knew it […]

What to Expect in Addiction Group Therapy
July 19, 2021

When seeking treatment for a substance use disorder, you may benefit from addiction group therapy. Group therapy is not simply individual therapy […]

California Here It Comes: Fentanyl
July 16, 2021

Think about California for a moment. What comes to mind? It’s likely Hollywood, Disneyland, the Napa Valley and beautiful beaches. Here’s a […]

Disability Pride Month and Substance Abuse
July 15, 2021

Over 50% of individuals with mental illness, spinal cord injury, or traumatic brain injury abuse either alcohol or drugs. In honor of […]

Benefits of Aromatherapy in Addiction Recovery
July 14, 2021

One of the key components of addiction recovery is learning how to resist triggers and cope with the emotional and physical discomforts […]

The Doctor Is In and May be Addicted
July 8, 2021

Do members of the medical community use and abuse substances? “Doctors aren’t immune to addiction” is a Harvard Health blog’s answer to […]

How Long Will I Be in Recovery?
July 6, 2021

When someone attends treatment for a substance abuse disorder, it can feel like a relief to the individual. But it doesn’t matter […]

Kassi Underwood & Healing from Alcohol Addiction
July 1, 2021

Those who have battled with an addiction to drugs or alcohol, and have gotten sober despite the obstacles, each have their own […]

Coming Out of the Pandemic Safely and Soberly
June 30, 2021

 “There’ll be crowds and there’ll be shows/ There will be light after dark/ Someday when we aren’t six feet apart.” Luke Combs, […]

4 Benefits of Cooking in Recovery
June 29, 2021

For people in early addiction recovery, finding new and interesting activities to engage in that do not involve alcohol and drugs can […]

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