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Sobriety, Center stage:

Sobriety, Center stage:

SEX, DRUGS, ROCK AND ROLL …SEX, DRUGS, ROCK AND ROLL … It’s a chant that has been ringing out from the stages of concerts and festivals since before the famed Woodstock in 1969.

 
Make the Most of Your Sober Summer

Make the Most of Your Sober Summer

Here, Renew catches up with Dr. Nancy Sobel to talk some of the favorite ways she, and you, can have a healthy blast this summer.

 
Welcome to The Lighter Side

Welcome to The Lighter Side

Humor blogger Debra McKenna debuts with a study in head-banging and other hard-to-kick behaviors.

 
Keeping it, by giving back

Keeping it, by giving back

Farewell Mike R., and thank you for all you did for my son and the spirit of the program. The latest from April Pfrogner ...

 
The time is now

The time is now

Keeping it in the moment takes some practice, but when you're in it you are fully experiencing life. The latest from Dr. Harris Stratyner in Clean Living.

 
The business of meditation

The business of meditation

You know you're supposed to dress for success, but have you heard the latest about meditating? Latest news ...

 
Recovery Spotlight: Steven Tyler

Recovery Spotlight: Steven Tyler

"Drugs will get you out of your own way, but we lived it, and that`s dangerous. It can actually turn around on itself and steal your soul, and that`s what happened."

 
Imagine this ... again

Imagine this ... again

Can't imagine taking another drink? You may want to try to do just that. The latest from Greg Kayko in Voices of Recovery.

 
The lost art of in-person

The lost art of in-person

Did you know that nearly half of U.S. teens say their social life would end or be worsened without their cell phone? Superstar thinks that's pretty scary. Read his latest post in Voices of Recovery to find out why.

 
R-E-S-P-E-C-T

R-E-S-P-E-C-T

In her new position in a locked ward of a mental health facility, Betsey DeGree is finding out the best help begins with respect. See her latest in Voices of Recovery.

 
The Binge Drinking Secret

The Binge Drinking Secret

One in six Americans is a binge drinker, the Center for Disease Control reports. And yet, health care providers don't want to talk about it. See Latest News.

 
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The latest drug promising teens the “perfect body”

Its no secret that many teenagers will spend hours primping, plucking or pumping iron in an effort to look good. However, now an increasing number of...
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Heroin use best treated with inpatient and outpatient programs

Researchers at Boston Medical Center have found that hospitalized heroin users who receive both inpatient and outpatient therapy are more successful at...
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Colorado Pot Use Sky High

Marijuana usage in Colorado – where the drug has been legalized for recreational use – is higher than estimates predicted, according to a study by the...
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Recovery heads to the Cape for CCSAD

Addiction professionals from around the world will be descending on Cape Cod next month for the 27th annual Cape Cod Symposium on Addictive Disorders (CCSAD),...
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Outdated law complicates expanded healthcare for addicts

A fifty-year-old law limiting the number of beds in treatment centers that Medicaid covers is hindering the expansion of addiction treatment under the...
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Innovations in Addiction for Young People

Turning Point hosts "Innovations in Addiction with Young People: What Works and Why," a daylong seminar featuring educational lectures and program exhibitions....
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Celebrity Spotlight

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Assessing “The Situation,” eight months into sobriety

He became famous on “Jersey Shore,” a show based on excess. However, Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino, 31, is now living a balanced life after tackling...
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Korn guitarist passing on his story of recovery

Brian 'Head' Welch continues to spread his story of recovery through books and public speaking.
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Recovering Robin Williams: 'Regrets don't help.'

Actor and comedian Robin Williams has battled alcoholism and suffered two difficult divorces, but in a recent interview with Parade magazine he says he...
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Voices of Recovery

 

Becoming comfortable with "normal"

Betsey.effect By Betsey DeGree ||  I've arrived. I've graduated, been employed. Chaos is gone and normalcy's in place. I'm bored. Read More.... ..

God smiles on those who help others, and themselves

april By April Pfrogner || A sad farewell to a man who helped my son, and many other men, get their lives back. Read More.... ..
Welcome to the alcoholic mind
  Headshot_1 By Greg Kayko || What does it mean when the Big Book says our problem is centered in our minds?  Read More...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

The downside of technology ... 
KrisBy Super Star  ||  I can’t help but to believe that we’re losing something important to texting and other technology, like deep emotional connectedness. Read More...
Still head banging after all these years
 1_a_mckennaBy Debra McKenna || I no longer wake up feeling like I've eaten dirt and longing to do it again today. However, like a good alkie, I'm still good at beating myself up.
 
 
 

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Be Inspired Every Day

“Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you.”
- Walt Whitman

 

 

Clean Living

  

The Road To Mindfulness
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Rock in Recovery: Songs for sober listeners

  download_(2)Renew's list of tunes to add to your playlist. Check out the videos and start downloading. Read More...   

 

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