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Hispanic Heritage Month and Substance Abuse

Hispanic Heritage Month begins on September 15th and ends October 15th. It is the cultural and historical celebration of the contributions of […]

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 […]

Coronavirus Unemployment and Alcohol Consumption
April 2, 2020

During normal times, unemployment is stressful and destabilizing enough. During times of pandemic, unemployment can be more stressful, and more harmful to […]

Stress from the Coronavirus Could Cause Relapse
April 1, 2020

Stressful times can often lead to stressful situations. If you’re in recovery, you likely know this. Stress can be a major trigger […]

Managing Addiction and Work During the Coronavirus Pandemic
March 27, 2020

Many people are terrified of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). And understandably so, for as much as we’ve learned about this virus over […]

How the Coronavirus Sparked Innovations in Addiction Treatment
March 26, 2020

The Coronavirus pandemic has caused widespread pain and disruption in the lives of ordinary people. As hospitals shift to handle the influx […]

What to Do During COVID-19 Isolation
March 20, 2020

Anxiety, Stress, and Loneliness Being isolated can cause many negative emotions and feelings such as, anxiety, stress, fear, and loneliness. These are […]

Keeping Sobriety During a Pandemic
March 19, 2020

It’s safe to say that the world is in uncharted waters with the current Coronavirus pandemic. The last significant pandemic was the […]

Working From Home: Dos, Don’ts, and Tips to Have a Productive Workday
March 18, 2020

Working remote doesn’t mean that you have to work from home. Although most choose to stay home, you have the freedom to […]

3 Ways to Have a Sober St. Patrick’s Day
March 16, 2020

St. Patrick’s Day is a traditional Irish holiday. It is widely celebrated amongst the Irish diaspora around the world, and has been […]

Social Workers and their Role in Addiction Treatment
March 13, 2020

The month of March doesn’t just honor women and the contributions that they’ve made throughout history, but it also honors the dedication […]

3 Celebrities in Recovery
March 9, 2020

Addiction doesn’t care whether a person is famous or not. Many celebrities have struggled with alcohol and drug abuse. Recently, during the […]

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