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Why Combating Stigma Is Part of the Fight Against Addiction

September 19, 2019

For years, society has stigmatized addiction. No matter who experiences a substance use disorder, shame is usually part of addiction’s debilitating effects. This can contribute to the burden of a … Read More

Celebrating Sobriety During Recovery Month

September 4, 2019

September marks a special time in the recovery community. It’s National Recovery Month, and while we’re on the heels of International Overdose Awareness Day, Recovery Month gives us something to … Read More

4 Tips for Managing Prescription Medicine in Recovery

August 15, 2019

Are you anxious about undergoing a medical procedure while in addiction recovery? Are you hesitant to take prescription medications for fear of relapsing? These dilemmas pose unique sobriety challenges for … Read More

Mindfulness: A Secret Weapon Against Cravings?

July 31, 2019

If you haven’t heard of Mindfulness, it’s a form of meditation designed to bring greater awareness to your mind and body, allowing you to separate your thoughts from your emotions. … Read More

5 Reasons to Attend Recovery Meetings

May 15, 2019

There are many benefits to consistently attending meetings throughout your recovery.  Here are a few reasons to encourage you to stay the course:

Overshadowed By Opioids, Meth Is Back And Hospitalizations Surge

November 28, 2018

By Anna Gorman, Kaiser Health News The number of people hospitalized because of amphetamine use is skyrocketing in the United States, but the resurgence of the drug largely has been overshadowed … Read More

100 Art Therapy Exercises to Make Your Mind, Body and Spirit Sing.

November 14, 2018

Pablo Picasso once said, “Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” It’s no surprise, then, that many people around the world use art as a means … Read More

We Are Family: Loving a Person with Substance Use Disorder

October 22, 2018

How we got here Many of us know the feeling of anxiety that we get when we are concerned about a loved one’s substance use. That feeling of fear often … Read More

Trauma Drama – How to Handle the Next Crisis

September 24, 2018

We all have to deal with trauma at certain times in our lives. However, many of us are more sensitive to traumatic moments in our lives or in the lives … Read More

9 Ways Yoga Helped Me Recover From Addiction

September 5, 2018

The first time I ever practiced yoga was 2000. I had just returned from a trip to Santa Cruz where a dude in flowing peach robes had handed me some literature … Read More

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