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Person of the Week: Woman battles decades-long drug addiction to become recovery coach –

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (WXYZ) - An Ann Arbor social worker has made a name for herself reaching out to those who’ve hit rock bottom.She’s able to inspire them because she’s been there herself.Julia Hordge’s life journey is one of tragedy a...Read More

Young man goes from addiction recovery to college grad |

Recovery graduate of USM PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) - Maine’s opioid crisis has been well documented in the news the past few years.Drug overdoses are claiming lives at an alarming rate. But there are also success stories.F...Read More

Exercising his demons: How fitness fuels his addiction recovery

Melissa PerlmanSpecial to The Palm Beach Post ...Read More

113 Days Sober: Another Close Call and Finding Excuses Not To Drink – Daily Recovery Club

Alcoholics are famous for drinking excuses. That was my pattern too, maybe you were the same way. Often I’d muse over my breakfast beer:There is no good reason to be sober at 9 AM – that’s just laziness or lack of imagination.That was ...Read More
Dr. Vivek Hallegere Murthy

Surgeon Gen: Addiction Is a Chronic Brain Disease, Not a Moral Failure

In 1964, U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Luther Terry issued a landmark report on tobacco and health that changed the course of American history, spurring the decline of smoking in the United States. More than 50 years later, Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy (pictu...Read More

From addiction to ordination: a homeless man’s journey to priesthood

Claude Paradis was impoverished and homeless, living on the streets of Montreal, Canada. He struggled with addiction to both alcohol and drugs, with a future so bleak, he considered ending his own life.He did not end his life, however, and today he is a priest who dedicates...Read More

Finding Spiritual Meaning in Drug Addiction Recovery –

Physical Health Spiritual Health  The Way Things Are Today In today’s world, if you have a friend who struggles with drug addiction, you may be asking yourself how to help a drug addict. The drug addict in question might be ...Read More

Finding Peace and Serenity in Addiction Recovery

Finding Peace and Serenity in Addiction Recovery What is the secret to finding peace and serenity in addiction recovery? One of the things that you need to learn about recovery is that it involves lots of work in terms of personal growth. Now here is the counter-intui...Read More

Why it’s Important to Choose the Right Sponsor in Recovery

Why it’s Important to Choose the Right Sponsor in RecoveryFinding a good sponsor when you’re recovering from addiction is a bit like finding a good coach in sports. It’s someone who has been through what you’re going through, knows w...Read More

Meaningful employment acts as driving force behind client recovery – Providence Care

We will all face challenges in our life that will test our courage and strength. The trick is finding something meaningful and consistent that will anchor us when a storm in our life arrives. For many VOCEC associates, employment can play a ...Read More