Sobriety Amid the Summer Soirees

Ahhhh, summertime – here it comes. The start of the summer season is marked by Memorial Day and the official kick off is this weekend. So, what does that mean? For many it means sun, fun, vacation, backyard barbeques, time by the pool, spending time at the beach,...

Addiction​, Recovery and The Holidaze

The ‘Holidaze’ are a stressful time; full of pent up emotions and often resulting in very intense interactions between family members and those we are closest to. For those in addiction/recovery, the holidaze, may mean a tenuous time filled with the...

Truth, Lies and Addiction

Now that the ‘Holidaze’ are over and  2013 is here, many are thinking about change. For individuals engaged in active addiction, this may be a time of reflection;  thinking of a *new* start: a time to end the addiction process. However, as many who have...