Category: Recovery


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  • Say ‘No’ to Stigmas: September is National Recovery Month
    It is an unfortunate truth that people who struggle with drugs or alcohol are frequently stigmatized and looked down upon. It is a phenomenon we have explored a number of times in this blog. The sad fact is that stigmas related to substance use disorders often contribute to a person’s … Read more
  • Recovery Lessons from the Baseball Diamond
    Are you a baseball fan? Even if you aren’t, the odds are pretty good that you’re aware of the special role the game plays in American life. Maybe you know the game as “America’s pastime.” Maybe you know the words to “Take Me Out to the Ballgame.” Perhaps you are … Read more
  • Do Not Let Gossip Undermine Your Recovery
    Our lives are filled with gossip. There is, of course, no shortage of celebrity gossip competing for our attention. Who is dating whom? Who broke up with whom? Who wrote a song about a person they broke up with but now are back together with? Who had plastic surgery? Who … Read more
  • Directory of Dangerous Drugs: Part Two
    In a recent blog entry, we offered a roundup of several legal drugs that can lead to substance use disorders if misused. In this entry, we will turn our attention to a number of illegal substances that can upend your life in short order.  On the one hand, we offer … Read more
  • Directory of Dangerous Drugs: Part One
    It is sad but true: There are an awful lot of substances in the world that are dangerous.  Many of those substances are drugs. In fact, even drugs that are intended to be beneficial can, if misused, lead to the development of a substance use disorder. And if a person … Read more