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Are you in the right recovery meeting?

Are you in the right recovery meeting?

If you’ve struggled to find the right support-group meeting, you’re not alone. Here's help.

 
Rehab your diet

Rehab your diet

Enhance your recovery and support wellness with a sensible diet this New Year.

 
You’re sober. Now What?

You’re sober. Now What?

You’ve changed your drinking habit. Now, it’s time to work on the rest of your life.

 
Letting go

Letting go

Letting go is a common theme when starting the New Year, especially as we think about what happened in the year prior.

 
Realistic Resolutions

Realistic Resolutions

This New Year, set yourself up for success.

 
(Really) understanding addiction

(Really) understanding addiction

Taking an honest look at what it is and why you’ve got it.

 
Keeping well

Keeping well

Four ways to boost your immune system this winter.

 
Maintaining the cheer

Maintaining the cheer

Harmony at home doesn’t have to be fleeting during the holiday season.

 
Redefining Family

Redefining Family

If your biological kin aren’t supportive or healthy, it may be time to look elsewhere for family support.

 
Spirited gatherings

Spirited gatherings

This holiday season, entertain with drinks that are nice, not naughty.

 
Roadmap to recovery

Roadmap to recovery

Understanding the stages of recovery and developing healthy coping strategies can help you achieve long-term success.

 
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Detroit Lions president discusses his battle with alcoholism

Detroit Lions president Tom Lewand recently spoke at his church, discussing his battle with alcoholism and his life in recovery.
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Creating a life on purpose

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By Margi Taber || Today I was reminded about turning our perspective into our reality. I had been reading a few Facebook postings from others, noting that they did not want to return to work following their long holiday break.  I remember those days so well; being unenthusiastic to embrace the reality of returning to work after a few days off – that is, until I didn’t have a job to return toRead More.... ..

 

Journey to recovery: Steps 4 and 5 

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By Jim Jensen ||As this week is the umpteenth anniversary of the second–and so far last – time I worked through the 4th and 5th steps, I’ve been thinking about that process and how surprisingly beneficial it was for me. Read More.... ..

 

 

 

Debunking the addiction story

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By Tommy Rosen ||There is an extraordinary force that helps perpetuate all addiction. I call it the Addiction Story. This is the story you tell yourself that builds the case for continuing your addictive behavior. Read More.... ..

 

 
 
 

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By Barb Schmidt ||I haven’t forgotten what it was like to be a teenager.I know very personally the feelings of being stressed out by schoolwork, after-school jobs, fluctuating relationships, family issues, and the whole gamut of life experiences that sometimes felt way too tough to handle. when. Read More.... ..

 

 

Continuing the Cycle - of Recovery

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By Betsey DeGree ||  Being the mother of teens and tweens while in recovery is pretty much terrifying.  It is like waiting for a scary monster to come get you: you are sure it is coming, but you don’t know when. Read More.... ..



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