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Witty Responses to Peer Pressure: What You Should Say When Your Friends are Being Jerks

So you’ve made the conscious decision to abstain from substance abuse– a wise decision indeed! Rather you reached this decision after years of struggling with addiction or as a means of avoiding succumbing to the disease does not matter; it’s about what you do to handle the obstacles you will...

Why Getting Sober Beats Getting High

One of the hiccups many people face in the deciding to give up their addictions is learning to lead a sober life. When the mind is overcome by a substance abuse disorder, all thought processes are rewritten to prioritize the addiction. Obtaining drugs or alcohol takes priority over food, sleep,...

Why I Don’t Drink Anymore

In this day in age it seem alcohol and fun are considered synonymous. Social media, television, movies, and other outlets push the need to drink in order to enjoy the party. Well, I don’t buy it. I’ll admit, I was never much of a drinker to begin with, but I...

Universal Human Rights Week

At the beginning of December I outlined the non-traditional observations for the month- one of which was Universal Human Rights Month. In additional to the month-long observation, today is Universal Human Rights Day, which kicks off Human Rights Week! While it may seem like overkill, spreading awareness about the universal...

Top 13 Gifts You Can Get (or Make) for Your Loved Ones while in Recovery

We’ve seen all the recovery gift lists for people struggling with substance use disorders- but what if you are struggling and you want to give a gift? But not just any gift. Something that will help your friends, family, and loved ones understand the dark corners of your life. There...

How to Pass a Drug Test in 7 Steps

Have a pesky drug test that will get you fired, make your wife leave you, and ultimately ruin your life? No problem! We have seven easy steps to take you from testing 100% positive from all the things you shouldn’t be taking, to 100% undetectable from any traces of hoopla...

Bel-Air Family Recognizes Addiction Recovery Through Christmas Lights

Tis the season to be jolly! With the holiday season well underway (Happy Chanukah to all those kicking off celebrations today!), family and togetherness is at the forefront of minds across the U.S. For the Kurtz family in the Bel-Air area of Baltimore, their daughter Caroline’s brave fight to end...

Substance Abuse and December Observations

“Santa Claus Gives Gifts” by the U.S. Marines. Licensed under Public Domain. Around the world December is a month of religious celebrations, new beginnings, and the closing out of another year (for those following the Gregorian calendar, that is.) With Chanukah, Kwanzaa, Christmas, and other celebratory holidays taking place in...

Celebrate Meth Awareness Day with Audrey Wilmot

We met Audrey initially through our National Recovery Month Photo Contest. Audrey won first place with her gipping story of how she overcome her chronic addiction to meth- you can read her entry here. But we wanted to know more about Audrey, and how everything came to be in her...

Advocate After Addiction: Russell Brand

British comedian and former husband of pop star, Katy Perry, Russell Brand is as outrageously outspoken as he is witty, brilliant, and unabashed. The 40 year old UK native came to fame with the success of his stand up comedy specials and leading role in “Get Him To the Greek.”...

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