Knowing how to support your loved one when she leaves treatment can set you both up for success.
Be aware of these 12 common attitudes that can sabotage your recovery.
Addiction can take a toll on your love life, and the best way to fix that is restoring the bonds, one step at a time.
How one man’s journey to reclaim his Sunday mornings and define his relationship with alcohol is starting a revolution.
April is Alcohol Awareness Month, and during 2015 the campaign is focusing on talking to youth about addiction. Here are some pointers to get the conversation started in your house:
The 2015 campaign will focus on early intervention and prevention of teen drinking.
One veteran parents shares her tips for surviving the tough times.
Going to rehab can be scary for the addict, but what about the people who are left behind?
How to cope - and help - when someone you love is on the brink.
How one man's passion for sports grew into a recovery network.
Acknowledging your emotions - even the ugly ones - is an important part of recovery.
Tools for moving through fear
By Margi Taber || Let's talk about F.E.A.R, which some people refer to as “false expectations appearing real”. For me, fear is that voice that creeps into my head bringing with it negative chatter and trying to put me on a path toward sabotaging my goals. What is the real fear behind allowing me to create the career I am desiring? What am I afraid to let go of?. Read More.... ..
Sobriety Junkie: My Hope for Her
By Greg Kayko || She's in high heels ... and a black skirt and a black and white check blazer and a white blouse. I would guess her in her 40's or 50's at a glance, and, if it were any given weekday morning, I would have guessed her to be on her way in to work. But as I pass by and glance back in my rearview mirror, my somewhat rusty but never completely dormant alcoholic mind kicks in and clarifies everything. Read More.... ..
By Lauren Stahl || My lack of acceptance of these problems led to me not accepting myself. And that led me to feeling hopeless, powerless, and unworthy. My addictions fed off of these bad feelings Read More.... ..
Overcoming the fear of Step 5
By Jim Jensen || I started thinking about actually sitting with someone I had never seen in my life and telling him all the things (well, almost all the things) I had done “wrong,” I got a little sick to my stomach. Read More.... ..
- Om Mandino
By Dr. Harris Stratyner, Ph.D || It is ironic that alcohol is legal and is potentially so dangerous. Indeed, according to the World Health Organization (WHO, 2013), 3.3 million deaths occur each year from some form "harmful use of alcohol.".... Read More...
By Michelle Horton || If you've ever been stuck in a hard place, wondering the right thing or the best thing to do, it helps to shift perspectives. Read More...