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Growing Up In Addiction Recovery

Growing Up In Addiction Recovery

By Meghan Vivo Before they’re even born, most parents have a vision for their children. We picture them as grown adults, making their own way in the world and perhaps even being there for us as we age. But not everyone follows the same path to maturity. Some take a roundabout course through addiction and […]

Is it Easier To Get Clean Or Stay Clean?

Is it Easier To Get Clean Or Stay Clean?

By Edie Weinstein After polling dozens of clients, I’ve discovered there is no definitive answer to this question. It depends who you ask. However, one thing is certain: neither getting clean nor staying clean is easy, and each requires an investment of time, energy and intention. Here are the stories of three courageous souls who […]

3 Sure-Fire Ways To Cope With Boredom!

3 Sure-Fire Ways To Cope With Boredom!

Boredom sounds like such a wimpy emotion, lacking the passion of anger or fear. Yet it can be a major trigger for alcohol and drug abuse, smoking, emotional eating and problem gambling. If you’re working to change one of those behaviors, you need a plan for healthy ways to handle life’s tedious moments. Learning boredom-busting […]