Category Archives: recovery

Addiction: A Family’s Path to Recovery

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Ten Percent of American Adults Report Being in Recovery

Data Shows More Than 23 Million Adults Living in U.S. Once Had  Drug or Alcohol Problems, But No Longer Do Survey data released by the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids and The New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services … Continue reading

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Recovery and addiction art project

In the next few days, the doors will appear in Reno NV. A shadow figure is painted on a door from the Lear Theater as part of the art project, Doors to Recovery. The local artist created door represents the … Continue reading

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Daily marijuana use has a measurable effect on the brain, a new study finds.

Teenagers who smoked marijuana daily for three years performed poorly on memory tasks and showed abnormal changes in brain structure, according to a Northwestern Medicine study. Researchers in Chicago observed the brains of teenagers who were heavy users of marijuana. … Continue reading

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Relapse Stages

One of the hand outs I use with groups. This is a shorten version of Relapse Stages and just a starting off point for further discussion. First stage – I am un aware. I don’t see it, and have no … Continue reading

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The Growing Edge

Every moment of life invites us to open our eyes to what Howard Thurman calls “the growing edge” of life, and aspire to grow with it. As he says, nothing embodies the growing edge better than a newborn — or, … Continue reading

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Addiction and trust:

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