Monthly Blog

Parallel Recovery

Parallel Recovery is the process of families activating their own personal recovery from the disease of addiction. Each month I explore resources and support to help the family navigate the challenging journey of loving and supporting a family member with Substance Use Disorder.  

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Why Language Matters

Words do hurt-in fact they can act as grenades that leave a deep impact. 

7 Stages of Recovery

What does Recovery actually mean? Does Recovery begin upon stopping the use of substances or engaging in a meaningful life?

Things to consider if your loved one has a Recurrence

As a member, it can feel like all of the support and love that we have provided has been in vain when they return to use.

National Recovery Month

September marks National Recovery Month

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Finding Freedom Through Inner Peace

Your life is priceless, and limited in time. How many hours, days or years something, or someone else?