First Sober Thanksgiving

First Sober Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time for great joy. We get together with loved ones and celebrate the holiday and everything it represents. Families gather to cook, watch football, and share traditions that have been passed down for generations. We catch up with friends we haven’t...
Loving a Drug Addict

Loving a Drug Addict

There is nothing more painful than watching drugs turn somebody you love, into somebody you don’t even know. Addiction is a family disease, it affects everybody involved. It’s isolating for both the addict and the family. While the addicted is preoccupied with...
Dogs and Recovery

Dogs and Recovery

It’s pretty clear that as a nation we are obsessed with our pups. All you need to do is scroll through Facebook and you will see photos of our furry friends everywhere. There are even Instagram accounts with millions of followers dedicated to our four-legged buddies....
The 27 Club: Tragic Stories of Addiction

The 27 Club: Tragic Stories of Addiction

Music buffs are likely familiar with the 27 Club. Rather than an actual “club,” this name refers to the belief that a statistically abnormal number of musicians die at the age of 27. In many cases, their death relates to substance abuse. Some cases also involve...