Resiliency and Substance Use Disorder

Resiliency and Substance Use Disorder

Early Recovery & Resiliency For those of us who have suffered from substance abuse and all the devastation it causes, we know how extraordinarily difficult it is in early recovery. At times weeks and months of sobriety will pass with us having feelings of...
Passing Through Societal Stigma and Alcoholism

Passing Through Societal Stigma and Alcoholism

A Society Truth. Humans beings face an onslaught of societies’ expectations from the day they are born. Being an alcoholic or a drug addict in society adds a whole new layer of complexity to the way we view ourselves and our self-image can be distorted worse...
Emotions and Early Sobriety

Emotions and Early Sobriety

Sing, Sing a Song “Nobody knows the trouble I’ve seen. Nobody knows my sorrow.” These two lines of an old slavery song are the same two lines my sister use to sing to herself as a young teenager in her bedroom when she would cheer herself up. It was totally morbid,...