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Approaching Loved Ones About Addiction and the Meaning Behind Independence Day

The words “freedom” and “rights” seem to be carelessly tossed around like miscellaneous papers haphazardly caught in the wind. However, what the […]

Learning to Forgive After Addiction

June 30, 2020

For those who know a loved one who struggles with addiction, it can be a painful experience. You may wonder why your […]

Father’s Day, Addiction, and Estrangement

June 16, 2020

Father’s Day is our way of honoring and celebrating our fathers and the paternal figures in our lives. It was first celebrated […]

Veterans, PTSD, and Addiction Recovery

June 15, 2020

Post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, is a mental health disorder that causes an individual trouble recovering from a traumatic event. Symptoms can […]

LGBTQ+ Community and Substance Use

June 5, 2020

June is Gay Pride Month. Also known as LGBT Pride Month, Gay Pride Month started as a part of the gay rights […]

Veterans and Addiction Recovery

June 1, 2020

June 6th marks the anniversary of D-Day, one of the most important military operations of the 20th Century. The fighting saw heavy […]

Mental Health Awareness Month

May 22, 2020

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. It’s a great opportunity for us to not only observe the month, but to learn about […]

3 Recovery Apps to Help You Stay Sober

May 20, 2020

Modern smartphones and apps have revolutionized how we communicate, and how we engage with sobriety and recovery. Just a decade ago things […]

Eating at Restaurants While Sober

May 18, 2020

For those in early recovery, eating at restaurants while sober can be challenging. While the actual eating part should be easy, you […]

1 in 3 Americans consider anxiety/depression medication if lockdowns extend.

May 12, 2020

Survey results of the percentage of people in lock down who would consider taking prescription medication to treat their anxiety/depression if lockdown […]

Motherhood and an Adult Child with an Addiction

May 7, 2020

Parents have one of the toughest responsibilities: to raise a child with the hopes of transforming them into a healthy, productive, and […]

5 Tips for Starting Again in Recovery

May 4, 2020

As spring sets in and the weather warms, you may find a renewed energy for honoring past resolutions and commitments. Indeed, May […]

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