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3 Ways Substance Abuse Can Affect Your Relationship

When an individual is struggling with addiction, the need for drugs or alcohol can override just about everything, even love. It starts off slow, but before they even realize it, their addiction has become their top priority, leaving loved ones on the back burner. Because addiction significantly alters an individual’s personality, it can make them … Continued

How to Have Sober Fun this Winter

Working the 12 Steps. Working Your Recovery.

One of the greatest parts of 12 Step recovery is the fact that it does not require people to do anything they don’t want to. Bill W., co-founder of AA said, “It must never be forgotten that the purpose of Alcoholics Anonymous is to sober up alcoholics. There is no religious or spiritual requirement for … Continued

What Are Boundaries?

Addiction is a family disease. It is important that as your loved one begins to heal, you also begin your own journey of recovery. Setting boundaries can help. In this short video, Tina Muller, Family Wellness Manager, explains what boundaries are and how they can improve family dynamics.  

4 Signs of a Hidden Addiction

Sometimes addiction is obvious. It looks like countless empty liquor bottles, DUIs, and blacking out regularly. It looks like crushed pills on the bathroom counter and hidden spoons in the bedroom. It looks like plummeting grades and shattered relationships. Other times, addiction isn’t so clear cut. Many individuals struggling with addiction become so good at … Continued