October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Domestic Violence is a pattern of abusive and coercive behaviors, including physical, sexual and psychological attacks, as well as economic coercion, that adults and adolescents use against their intimate partners to gain control. GET THE PICTURE? Why Victims Stay:...

September is National Recovery Month

SUBSTANCE ABUSE AND MENTAL HEALTH – CO-OCCURRING DISORDERS – Read on —- September marks the 31st annual National Recovery Month. An estimate 8.9 million Americans are living with a co-occurring disorder- a substance use disorder that occurs...

International Overdose Awareness Day 2021

No words, just hugs, and love to all who lost a loved one to an overdose. For those of us in 12-Step support programs, every day is Overdose Awareness Day. And the 12th Step is why we speak out with compassion. Step 12, Having had a spiritual awakening as a result of...

Ready, Willing, and Able?

If not, why Not? Eight Month – Step Eight – Made a list of all persons we had harmed, and became willing to make amends to them all. Willingness is a big word – a decision – a choice – a path that can lead to a healthier relationship with self...