September 11, 2017
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What is Addiction?

A drug or alcohol addiction has two basic qualities. 1) You sometimes use more than you would like to use. 2) You continue to use despite […]
September 7, 2017
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The 5 Stages Of Addiction Recovery

Addiction is an insidious disease that can take hold quickly (in some cases, after first use of some drugs) or develop only after long-term substance abuse. […]
September 4, 2017
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September Is National Recovery Month, And The Nation Is Speaking Up

September is National Recovery Month, a month reserved for celebration by the recovery community – those who have recovered from addiction – and their loved ones. […]
August 24, 2017
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This is What I Want Parents to Know about Children with an Addiction.

I am in recovery from a substance use disorder and work in the field of advocacy, peer support, harm reduction and treatment. I have days where […]
July 20, 2017
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Recovery Skills

You don’t recover from an addiction by stopping using. You recover by creating a new life where it is easier to not use. If you don’t create […]