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Connection Creates Healing

When I moved to the great state of Texas 11 years ago from my home state of Kansas, I knew no one. Literally. I was thrilled when I attended a class and met a fellow Kansan! We’d never known each other in Kansas but Lezlee and I instantly had a connection and have been close [...]

By | 2017-10-09T14:45:52-05:00 October 4th, 2017|Blogs|Comments Off on Connection Creates Healing

Paralyzed No More

The world of addiction holds so much anguish. I believe it's so important to share the promise and hope of Recovery as well. When our son became addicted in 2006, the brain science of addiction was not a public knowledge.  Today, the brain science is clear, which is causing treatments to evolve.  Four weeks ago, [...]

By | 2017-10-04T11:19:03-05:00 October 4th, 2017|Blogs|Comments Off on Paralyzed No More

Recovery Despite the Trauma & Truth of Loving a Person with SUD

Awhile back, I was asked to write a summary of my thoughts about the importance of self-care for families and loved ones of people with addiction. It’s become a mantra: Addiction, although a proven brain disease, crosses the line of physical science. It is a prison of the mind that steals free will.  Although lying, [...]

By | 2019-10-01T11:46:12-05:00 October 4th, 2017|Blogs|Comments Off on Recovery Despite the Trauma & Truth of Loving a Person with SUD

Recovery – Proof & How we win the Naysayers

As the proof of addiction as a chronic brain disease is getting more exposure, the opposition is expressing as well. While it’s comfortable to be in our own circle, we have to carry the message to the outside world. We have an important message to deliver! I believe it would serve us well as individuals, [...]

By | 2017-10-04T11:20:07-05:00 October 4th, 2017|Blogs|Comments Off on Recovery – Proof & How we win the Naysayers

Getting Off the Ride

Recovery doesn't happen overnight or by itself- the roller coaster of addiction chaos doesn’t stop. We have to jump off that roller coaster on purpose! (and keep jumping off!) As I was listening to a group discussion the other evening, I couldn't help but think back to a counselor who really helped me 'get it'. [...]

By | 2019-10-01T11:36:35-05:00 October 4th, 2017|Blogs|Comments Off on Getting Off the Ride