Mary Ann and Ed Spatola, the co-founders of New Found Life, are proud to have recently received the Lifetime Achievement Award from Miriam’s House, a sober living transitional home for
In choosing to get help for your substance abuse disorder, you have already taken a crucial first step toward achieving lasting sobriety. However, that is not the only decision you’ll
You’ll often hear people repeat the adage that humans are creatures of habit. Patterns help us figure out the world around us and learn how to do things faster, but
What comes to mind when you picture a typical drug or alcohol addict? Is the person you’re envisioning well-off, or living from paycheck to paycheck? How old are they? No
As a close relative of someone with an addiction, you have a crucial part to play in supporting their successful recovery and helping them stay on the right track with
If you’re in the middle of a treatment program for your addiction, you may begin to feel confident enough in your progress that you believe you can go home early.
On the surface, non-alcoholic beer may seem like a safe alternative to the real thing. However, if you are recovering from an alcohol abuse disorder, your therapist, counselor or fellow
We’re in the midst of peak vacation season, but if you are still in the early stages of recovery, you may be unsure how to handle a sober summer vacation.
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Deciding to enter a drug or alcohol rehab treatment program is never easy. Though you may know deep down you have a problem, you may believe you have the willpower