Watching for Peers Struggling with Addiction

Talking to someone about finding help for their addiction may seem like the last conversation you want to pursue—especially if that person isn’t a close relative or friend. Even though conversations with people close to us are still difficult, approaching the subject as a coworker, classmate, or peer can feel even more invasive and uncomfortable. […]

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Finding Peace in Recovery

The holiday season can bring out mixed emotions. For many of us, this time of year shines an abrupt spotlight on sensitive topics in our personal lives, provoking past, familiar thoughts from ruined holidays, broken families, or messy relationships. Entertaining and entering crowded rooms can already urge feelings of anxiety. Layering on the experience of […]

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Parenting in Recovery

While parenting can be fulfilling and rewarding, it’s no secret that parenting is a challenging, full-time job. If you have gone through addiction treatment, you probably have a unique perspective on parenting from different experiences in the past, such as healing from traumatic events, repairing family relationships, or understanding a family history of substance abuse. […]

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