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.
Getting sober can be a prickly process. Here's what a few of Renew's regulars have learned along the way.
How Kay White learned that lesson and how she is helping other women do the same.
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.... ..
Creating a life on purpose
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 to. Read More.... ..
- Edward W. Ziegler
By Dr. Harris Stratyner, Ph.D || Life certainly was made for living on a moment by moment basis. The existential dilemmas we encounter can lead to a nihilistic view or one of true optimism - the difference perhaps is related to genetics, biochemistry, the social and political zeitgeist, luck or lack there of, and myriad other phenomena.... 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...