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Recovery is Real

I am person in long term recovery, meaning I haven’t used alcohol or drugs in over 23 years. When I started on my recovery journey, there was no “recovery movement” and we did not talk about being in recovery. We were silent. Today, I am proud to be a part of the ever-growing recovery movement

2018-03-15T08:30:48-08:00October 28th, 2015|Tags: , , |

Red Ribbon Week Reminds Us to Respect Ourselves by Living Drug-Free

Every October, people across the country mobilize during Red Ribbon Week to promote the importance of drug-free living. And this year, there is good news to celebrate. SAMHSA’s most recent National Survey on Drug Use and Health tells us that the percentage of 12-to-17-year-olds who drink alcohol, use tobacco, or abuse certain drugs is dropping. 

2015-10-26T21:37:12-08:00October 26th, 2015|Tags: , |

Saving the Alcoholic

Between the medical community and the alcoholic lies a gap in understanding that may be where the answer to recovery is. With one in ten now at risk, addiction is taking a front seat in the medical arena as emergency rooms deal with the fall-out of alcohol abuse including overdoses, auto accidents, chemical withdrawal and

2015-08-28T18:09:20-08:00August 28th, 2015|Tags: , , , , , |
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