The chaos of addiction often impairs our ability to trust ourselves. In early recovery and through mindful self-care, we begin to rebuild that trust ever so slowly. When we’re ready to open ourselves up to others – especially when considering… Continue reading
College students are heading to campus in just a few short weeks, and many will be living away from home for the first time. This newfound freedom can be exciting yet anxiety-inducing for both parents and students.
The pressures of… Continue reading
Summertime in the Midwest is perhaps the most difficult season to maintain recovery; our party-hard culture is evident in so many of the signature summer activities for which our region is known: tailgates, hitting any of our beautiful beaches, cookouts… Continue reading
We’ve (unfortunately) been hearing lots in the news lately about the opiate epidemic and the lives it continues to claim day in and day out. In fact, the Milwaukee Business Journal just reported a stunning 869% increase in heroin-related overdose… Continue reading
‘It works if you work it.’ This is a common mantra frequently heard in the recovery world, but what does it really mean? What does it mean in the context of addiction treatment? How can someone in treatment… Continue reading