#CelebratingRecovery: A Blog

We hope these words will provide hope and help to change perceptions of addiction & recovery,

5 Ways to Help An Addict

There's nothing worse than being a friend or family member of someone who is battling substance abuse. It feels like you are climbing (alone) up a steep mountain (in freezing cold weather) wearing only a tank top, shorts, and flip flops. Your goal is worthy, you are...

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Polka Dots and Leather

I'll be honest, it's been a pleasure and a challenge. Pulling 16,000 lbs. behind your F350 cross-country isn't always fun. We've developed a hatred for potholes in particular. But mostly, we hate heroin. And all addictive substances. And the disease of addiction. We...

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What if…

What if,,, there are so many what if's in life. What if she never took that first drink? What if we hadn't gone to that party? What if they hadn't come back to the house? What if we hadn't got behind the wheel? What if he had not stayed overnight? What if... and every...

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The Dark Side

As if addiction isn't devastating enough, there has to be a dark side to the addiction treatment industry. As if being an addict isn't life-threatening enough, there has to be a small group of unethical, bad people who prey on those fighting addiction for the purpose...

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When Not Helping, Helped.

First published on LinkedIn on 10/12/2016. He's been clean and sober for 4 months now. He is reunited with his son. He is working and thriving...not through our 10,000 Beds scholarship program, but because of it. It's been nearly a year since the call came in for a...

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