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Thursday, July 2, 2020

Road to Recovery: Meth is making a comeback, and it needs our attention

When I moved to a rural area two years ago to work for Valley Hope, a drug and alcohol addiction treatment organization, little did...

Road to Recovery: The family’s role in addiction treatment and recovery

Addiction is a family disease. It can damage and destroy even the strongest of families. Recovery is equally powerful. It transforms families, providing hope and...

Road to Recovery: Alcoholism and Women – A Growing Epidemic

Although men have historically endured higher rates of alcoholism, women are catching up fast. The rates of alcoholism in the United States are devastating,...

Road to Recovery: Women and alcohol – How does heavy drinking impact women?

Recent studies on alcohol misuse show a significant increase in heavy drinking among women. This trend raises concerns because research shows that women face...

Road to Recovery: Women and Alcohol – How much is too much?

Recent clinical studies show an alarming increase in excessive alcohol use by women. Alcohol still ranks as the most prevalent substance of choice for...

Road to Recovery: Relapse Protection

Recovery, like any other journey, includes a few bumps in the road; some are minor, some are monumental. Developing an effective relapse prevention plan...