The Family’s Guide to Supporting a Loved One in Recovery

In 2017, Kevin Simmers, a former narcotics officer, did everything he could to combat the opioid epidemic. He arrested many people who’d been struggling with addiction because that was his goal; but he was in for a major lesson. According to WAMU 88.5, at 18 years old, Kevin’s daughter began battling addiction, too – and…

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4 Common Fears and Misconceptions About Addiction Treatment Programs

If you or someone you know needs professional addiction treatment but is delaying help due to fears or preconceived notions about the process, it’s time to lay anxiety to rest. People who have been through alcohol and drug addiction treatment programs have only positive things to say about their experiences. Many even credit treatment programs…

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Actions Speak Louder Than Words

Alumni: Megan Souther Someone with a drug and/or alcohol problem has one goal, to continue to get high or drunk at any cost. Addicts will say things they don’t mean and manipulate any situation to get their desired result. Anyone who stands in the way of them getting their next fix or drink is considered…

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