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Category: Inspirational Stories

#TransformationTuesday: Case Manager Cynthia Ingram!

It’s Tuesday and all of our social media platforms are about to be flooded with #TransformationTuesday posts with old baby pictures, high school yearbook photos, and other nostalgia-inspiring posts. While we certainly enjoy revisiting those moments, we wanted to utilize this #TransformationTuesday trend as a means to inspire and encourage...

#HVSoberSummer2016! Enter Our Photo Contest!

Summer time~! Tan lines, beach trips, picnics, and vacations abroad- what a glorious time of year! Summer warmth and sunshine inspires relaxation, serenity, and rejuvenation; it’s also a time for those infamous summer parties, which can be a dangerous, slippery slope for people in recovery. Staying sober during the summer...

Happy International Yoga Day! Yoga for Recovery

Update: June 21st, 2016 Happy International Yoga Day! This beautiful day of June 21st is International Yoga Day! Take a moment to celebrate the empowering art of mind, body, spirit, and movement this ancient Indian art. Always wanted to try yoga? Why not start today? Yoga mats are about $10-$20 at many...

If Kristen Bell Can Talk About Depression, So Can You: Submit Your Story

Do you want to build a snowman? If Kristen Bell Can Talk Openly About Depression, So Can You The Kristen Bell Interview We All Need to Hear Kristen Bell rose to fame by making us fall in love with Anna from Frozen. Before that, Kristen Bell was successful in House...

Fullmetal Alchemist Live Action Movie: Are We Addicted to Anime?

Why do we do this to ourselves? Why? We know live action versions of anime are awful! (There are few exceptions.) So why are we tainting Fullmetal Alchemist with the release of a live action movie? Because we want to live in fantasy; we want to become tangibly apart of...

What Sobriety Means (A Photo Guide)

One of the reasons addiction and substance abuse can be so difficult to overcome is because it can convince us that life is impossible without that buzz or haze. Prolonged alcohol and drug abuse stems from the way addiction hijacks our brains, hot-wiring it to become dependent on drugs or...

#TransformationTuesday: Former Drug Dealer Overcomes Heroin Addiction to Graduate from Columbia University!

This Transformation Tuesday is truly inspiring! A 67 year old Harlem man named David Norman has overcome his past struggling with substance abuse and living a life of crime as a drug dealer to become the oldest graduate of Columbia University’s class of 2016. Norman, who openly admits to suffering...

Snoop Dogg, Weed, and Coaching: New Docu-Series

Quick, what’s the first thing you think of when you hear the name Snoop Dogg? Weed, right? Unfortunately, the rapper and producer’s career has been overshadowed by his love of ganja- though I don’t think Snoop himself much minds that. Snoop Dogg has never made a secret of his pro-marijuana...

New CBS Series Shows Reality of Heroin Addiction, Rehab

What is heroin? Most people can offer a generalized description of the dangerous substance: they know it’s an addictive drug, that it’s usually injected, and that somehow there’s usually a spoon and lighter involved. Some people may even be able to tell you about the history of heroin and how...

National Nurses Week 2016: Meet Our Team of Lovely Nurses!

It’s National Nurses Week 2016! From May 6th to the 12th we’re celebrating the unsung heroes of the medical industry- including those serving in addiction recovery. While we all know that nurses deal with ridiculous hours, horrific medical emergencies, difficult patients, and other daily obstacles and pressures which would make...

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