First Responders Program: Helping the People Who Help Others

While firefighters, law enforcement officers and other first responders put themselves in harm’s way and bravely face terrible violence and tragedies—they are still human. Just like everybody else, they feel fear, sadness and stress. Overtime, their high-stakes jobs take a toll. Many experience depression, anxiety and even post-traumatic stress disorder. The trouble is, first responders […]

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The best time to begin is now

  The best time to begin is now In today’s society, there are so many misunderstandings surrounding addiction. Inaccurate information often causes people and their loved ones to remain enslaved to addiction instead of taking the first step to getting help. 3 Truths to Consider about Recovery Deception: Always consider that one of the powers […]

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Hope vs Disappointment

HOPE vs DISAPPOINTMENT Loving a person enslaved by addiction often feels like a never-ending emotional rollercoaster. Hope constantly fights against disappointment. Individuals who love someone with addiction often struggle, viewing life differently than those who do not have the challenges of addiction in their lives. Most often those who abuse drugs and alcohol hurt those […]

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Just Get Started

Just Get Started Deciding to get sober and choosing a life of freedom from the bondage of addiction is one of the most important decisions anyone will ever make. The decision to make recovery a priority begins with the hardest step JUST GET STARTED. The beginning of any important journey always has its difficulties. Every […]

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Pick your neighbors

Pick your Neighbors Research proves that successful recovery achieved more often when someone becomes a part of a community of like-minded people. A group where sobriety is modeled and expected. The power of staying in connectivity and proximity helps develop the needed life and relationship skills to survive and thrive. Community and friendship are healing environments […]

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Connection vs Addiction

Connection vs Addiction   The human connection is one of the most powerful forces on earth. Addiction works to contaminate and pervert the meaningful relationships we have with loved ones. To connect and share a moment where two people are fully present, fully engaged in the “who” of the other person is powerful. When we […]

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It is killing me and I can’t stop

“It is killing me and I can’t stop.” We have heard this phrase many times. We have heard it from those stealing painkillers from their family. We have heard it from those who have lived decades with alcohol by there side. We have heard it from charming professionals and rebellious adolescents. We have heard it […]

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