In order to determine whether you’re dealing with stress or depression, it’s important to understand the signs and symptoms of both.
Maybe the journey of someone’s life is not so much about becoming anything. Maybe it’s about unbecoming what is not you so you can eventually be who you were meant to be in the first place.
Eight tips from experts as well as a number of tips from folks who've managed to sustain a loving relationship despite prior addiction to drugs and/or alcohol.
Choosing the people you socialize with is critical in order to stay clean. These 10 tips will help you choose people who will support you in your recovery.
How to deal with chronic fear and anxiety
Six suggestions on how to convince a person struggling with alcohol or drugs to get the help they need.
Today I believe in miracles because I became one. I thought I never stood a chance at a happy and healthy life, and now I have one.
Seven suggestions on what you should—and should not—do when going to rehab for the first time.
I learned that there are two primary choices in life: Accept the conditions I have found myself in as they exist, or take the full personal responsibility to change them. I made a choice to change.
Kelly Osbourne, recipient of the Peggy Albrecht Friendly House Woman of the Year award, talks about her years of struggles overcoming substance abuse and becoming a role model for her generation.
Building on al-anon's three c's, a new program is empowering family members to contribute to their loved one's recovery, not their addiction.
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...
By Fiona Purcell || My son Liam lived for less than 10 weeks, but in those few short weeks, he showed me that miracles exist and so do superheroes. He showed me that some things just are and need no explanation. He remains my "overall protector" to this day. 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