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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 […]

How to Keep Count of Drinks
February 28, 2020

It’s the weekend. You’ve had a stressful week at work. You finally get the opportunity to relax and detach from the realities […]

How to Tell When the Mardi Gras Party has Gone too Far
February 21, 2020

Partying. Eating. Drinking. Fat Tuesday, or “Mardi Gras” as it’s called in French, is about celebrating and indulging like many other events […]

2020 Presidential Candidates Opioid Policies
February 14, 2020

It’s an election year and candidates are offering their stances on all types of policy under the sun. However, one issue that […]

How to Have a Sober Valentine’s Day
February 12, 2020

Valentine’s Day is an opportunity to celebrate a relationship with that special someone. Or for those currently not in a relationship, it […]

What is Vaping and How Does It Affect You?
February 3, 2020

E-cigarettes, or vaping as it’s widely known for, has appeared in the news a lot within the past year. And with good […]

AI is Revolutionizing Addiction Treatment
January 29, 2020

Many industries are changing due to the revolution in artificial intelligence (AI), and the addiction treatment industry is no different. As technology […]

How to Enjoy the Big Game Without Drinking
January 29, 2020

For many in early recovery, holidays may present challenges to sobriety. With the stresses of traveling, gift buying, and alcohol flowing alongside […]

The Death Count from Alcohol: An Equal Opportunity Tragedy
January 28, 2020

Are people dying for a drink? Make that lots of drinks. According to a recent post by NBC News, “more people are […]

No Place I Would Rather Be
January 28, 2020

When the Crisis Occurs… A man was buried alive, and I was part of the response team. This is what I lived […]

Sober Anniversary Day
January 15, 2020

As a recovering alcoholic and addict (I still hate to admit the addict part, but there it is) I have been present […]

When Addiction Medication Stops Working…
December 19, 2019

Our addictions are funny things; that which is killing us is actually what saved our lives. If the things we do did […]

12 Tips for 12 Days to Stay on the Recovery Track during the Holidays 
December 19, 2019

Everybody can get a little sad and shaky around the holidays. Even Elvis, the King of Rock ‘n Roll, sang about a […]

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