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“THE POWER OF HEARTBREAK”

Valentine’s Day has just passed and not all of us are feeling the love. The truth is, this time of year can be difficult for many people who don’t have that...

RECOVERY FROM ADDICTION OFTEN INCLUDES DEALING WITH YOUR DEPRESSION

When someone struggles with both addiction and depression, it is called a co-occurring or dual diagnosis. It represents two major challenges at once and is a regularly occurring malady. The numbers...

THE SILENT CANCER

There is an epidemic not only in this country, but throughout the world that no one wants to talk about. In fact, most people act as though it never happens. If...

WHO ARE YOU?

“Who are you?” A question posed to a small group of five women suffering from Substance Use Disorder (SUD) and Trauma were met with totally blank stares. Not one of the...

THE UNITED STATES OF UNHAPPINESS

"Come on people now, Smile on your brother, Everybody get together, Try to love one another right now." - Youngbloogs (1967) These are not our finest hours. As a nation, we are frustrated...

ACCEPTING “THE WAY OF THE WORLD” OR JUST LET IT RAIN

“Sometimes people let the same problem make them miserable for years when they could just say, So what. That’s one of my favorite things to say. So what.” Andy Warhol (1928-1987) Funny,...

WHY STAY SOBER IF I’M DYING?

I had just completed a workshop on relapse prevention. As I was leaving the conference room, a thin and frail-looking man from the audience approached me. “Mr. Gorski,” he said, “My...

THE INs AND OUTs OF DEPRESSION AND ALCOHOL

We’ve all been sad or experienced downswings in response to life’s struggles, setbacks, or disappointments. Feeling the ups and downs of life from time to time are normal and are healthy...

WHAT AM I MISSING? DEFINING THE PROBLEM AND ATTACHMENT THEORY (PART 1)

What am I missing? I keep relapsing and don’t know why I have such a difficult time remaining clean and sober? How we treat addiction in treatment must change. The idea that...

MOVE SOMETHING! DANCE WITH LIFE GETTING INTO ACTION TO BOOST YOUR RECOVERY

“You will never think or feel your way into right action, but you can act your way into right-thinking or feeling.” ~Anonymous It’s time to move something! So many times in our recovery...

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