Cali Estes isn’t afraid to tell the most powerful people on earth, “No.” In fact, they pay her to do it. A celebrity addiction specialist, Estes has more than 20 years of experience getting everyone from CEOs to rock stars to rehab.
Brad Lamm, the Golden Boy of Addiction, talks about his recovery philosophy, how substance use disorders and binge eating disorders work together, and myths about change that keep people stuck.
The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids is a resource for parents in recovery.
Getting to know Jack Grisham’s A Principle of Recovery: An Unconventional Journey Through The Twelve Steps
I am still quite new at being a father, and every day, I get a little better. My biggest gift today is my family, my wife and my recovery.
There isn’t one road to recovery. Dave Smith talks about one Buddhist's path to recovering from addiction and an upcoming conference with opportunities for collaboration, meditation, education and fun.
A story of losing a parent to substance abuse
He talks about the spiritual malaise in our country and how we need to recognize that each individual matters. What this means for addicts is that we need to treat the human being, not the disease.
We were once all the same: little kids dreaming of flying to space, becoming doctors, lawyers and firemen. What if you took the time to see the disease as insidious and not the person?
There used to be a time I hated my own reflection when I looked in the mirror. Today, I have gratitude in my heart. I am very thankful for my past. I am grateful to be in recovery. Today, I like the girl looking back at me in the mirror.
It takes a lot of strength for addicts to overcome addiction and remain sober. Many things can trigger relapse. Don't make these mistakes during the recovering process.
By Robert D. Ashford || Those of us that live life in recovery know full well the value that daily rituals provide us in our journey to wellness. Our daily rituals don’t set us apart; they bring us closer together. Read more...
By Fiona Purcell || I know that unchaining my past is essential to healing my spirit, but I did not have the first idea how I would go about doing so. Read more...
By Greg Kayko || Learning the value of being prepared to Dodge and Question rather than always try to Answer. Read more...
"You have to hold on to that fundamental quality of faith. Have faith that on the other side of your pain there's going to be something good."
- Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson