Category Archives: Blog

90 meetings in 90 days… It’s not just for newcomers

August 1, 2021

When you’ve done 90 meetings in 90 days – start over. Attending a meeting keeps you engaged in a constructive activity – if you’re not at work, or volunteering, or helping out your family, why aren’t you at a meeting? Read More

We Are Family: Loving a Person with Substance Use Disorder

July 26, 2021

Often friends or family put their needs on the back burner and neglect their own mental, emotional, social and/or physical health. As we begin to reengage in activities which are life-giving, we start to gain some perspective and feel better. The situations may not change, but our ability to recognize what we can and cannot do changes drastically. Read More

Jamie Lee Curtis Opens Up on Her Drug Addiction and Recovery

July 7, 2021

“I refer to myself as a junkie to demystify it. There are lots of forms of addiction in the universe. If you are asking yourself can I stop this, then you’re in a prison of your own mind.” Read More

Expect a Miracle. Recovery delivers.

June 21, 2021

As is usually the case, Mark was unaware that he was on his way to rock bottom. After a series of injuries, opiates entered his life – which led to an out-of-control spiral. “I came home one day and the electricity had been shut off,” Mark remembers. It wasn’t long before he had lost everything – his home, his car, his children, and his reality. Read More

8 Reasons Socializing Sober is Better

June 7, 2021

Sobriety has shown me that genuine connections are made with a clear head. Read More

The Power of Passion: Discovering Your Hobbies & Interests After Substances

May 31, 2021

The Power of Passion: Discovering Your Hobbies & Interests After Substances In recovery, eventually, the obsession with substances subsides. What fills up those spaces in your mind, aside from your … Read More

Helping Others, Why Sponsoring is Important to Recovery

May 3, 2021

Helping Others, Why Sponsoring is Important to Recovery Step 12 of Alcoholics Anonymous says: “Having had a spiritual awakening as the result of these steps, we tried to carry this … Read More

 April Showers Bring May Flowers, How to Get Through your “Lows”

April 19, 2021

 April Showers Bring May Flowers, How to Get Through your “Lows” (Depression/Anxiety) When you were in active use, you probably used substances to numb your emotions. In recovery, you must … Read More

Time to BLOOM — Grow your Recovery Support Network!

March 29, 2021

Time to BLOOM — Grow your Recovery Support Network! If it’s something weird and it don’t look good Who ya gonna call? Ghost Busters! Well…not exactly. Who are you going … Read More

Avoid Becoming Stagnant: Staying Active in Your Recovery

March 15, 2021

Recovery is defined as a return to a normal state of health, mind, or strength. To most, that means that once you’re well again, the process of recovering is completed. … Read More

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