• Are Black Trans Women Faced with ‘Injustice at Every Turn’?

    September 16, 2016

    Judgment, harassment, discrimination, and violence are all battles they don’t pick, but transgender men and women still they find themselves right there on the front lines fighting them every day. For Black trans women and trans women of color, living is about staying in survival mode. D...

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  • Addiction History — Should You Disclose Yours?

    July 21, 2016

    You could go back and forth with yourself over whether to disclose your addiction history and recovery status. And that could leave you feeling anxious and doubtful of everything and everyone around you, including yourself. Or… You could decide to share, or not share, with others that yo...

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  • Mindfulness and Addiction Recovery: Why Focus Matters

    July 5, 2016

    The link between mindfulness and addiction recovery may not be easy to grasp at first. But some substance abuse specialists and scientists say there’s definitely a connection —one that can help people improve their recovery experience if they engage in the meditation practice. No matte...

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  • Honest Recovery Is the Best Policy

    June 27, 2016

    Seeking honest recovery treatment for drug and/or alcohol addiction takes a lot of courage. Courage to admit there is a problem. Courage to seek help from others. And, finally, courage to take the first step to turning your life around. But a recovering addict’s relationship with honesty...

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  • Summer Sobriety Tips

    June 22, 2016

    The list of summer get-togethers seems endless—and all of them present challenges to summer sobriety. There are beach trips and pool parties. Outdoor concerts and festivals. Weddings and graduations. Backyard barbecues and sporting events, and the list goes on. By the time the season off...

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  • Faith in Treatment

    June 15, 2016

    There is something that many people who have undergone treatment tend to benefit from, which heavily affects how their treatment experience goes—and it’s having faith in treatment. Contrary to what some people may believe, having faith is not simply running down a dark road blindly, b...

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