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What Happened When I Began Implementing Popular Recovery Sayings into My Life

If you have been around any 12-step fellowship or treatment center, then it is likely you have heard the ever-so common clichés thrown around by the “old-timers”. Whether it is ‘turning it over to God’, ’living a life beyond my wildest dreams’, ‘one day at a time’, or ‘fake it till you make it’ – these recovery clichés are

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Addiction and Trauma: A Two-Headed Beast

         Relapse is a common roadblock on recovery journeys and much can be learned from the experience. How a person addresses a relapse can either strengthen their recovery efforts or increase the likelihood of more relapses. One of the most useful parts of treatment programs for addiction is education about the factors that influence the success

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Let’s Talk About Prevention

We recently facilitated a live interview with Dr. Stephen Taylor, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.S.A.M. by ESPN & AL.com’s Lauren Sisler about preventing substance use disorder. Dr. Taylor holds several prestigious positions including General, Child/Adolescent and Addiction Psychiatrist; Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and The American Board of Addiction Medicine; Medical Director, NBA/NBPA

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3 Ways COVID-19 Has Affected People Suffering From Addiction

It is no secret that COVID-19 has had far-reaching effects, greatly disrupting life as we once knew it. People are facing unemployment, isolation, illness, and the emotional side effects of widespread fear of the virus. Virtually everyone is affected by COVID-19 in one way or another, and those who suffer from addiction have been severely

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