Addiction Recovery

September Is National Recovery Month

This September we celebrate the 30th Anniversary of Recovery Month! Originated and sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Recovery Month is an annual observance intended to promote understanding and education for all Americans about substance abuse and mental health treatment. The 2019 theme is Join [...]

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The Recovery Process Is Based On Sound Principles

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has identified the Ten Guiding Principles of Recovery. SAMHSA has a list of definitions for each principle, which readers may find at the website store.samhsa.gov, by entering “working definition of recovery” in the search field. These principles are based on basic [...]

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On a Roll

People say it all the time: “She’s on a roll.”  “He’s on a winning streak.”  “They’re feeling it.”  In sports it’s called “in the zone;” golfers say the cup looks a foot wide on those days.  Songwriters say the music pours out of them.  Business people describe certain times [...]

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