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Recovery First Fourth of July

Many men and women in early recovery have a difficult time with holidays. For some, the challenge comes from memories of times long gone—before alcohol or drugs became a problem.

PTSD Awareness Month in America

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a clinically diagnosed psychiatric disorder that affects millions of Americans. Those who are living with the condition contend with debilitating symptoms. A person’s recovery depends

Cannabis Use and Addiction: New Study

Cannabis use can result in the development of an addiction and have many adverse effects on a person’s life. While the drug probably does not require strict prohibition, it’s paramount

Opioid Use Disorder in America

After two decades of crisis regarding opioid use in America, it is refreshing to report that our nation has made some headway. We are not out of the woods yet,

Mental Health Month 2019: Confronting Stigma in America

Most people do not realize how prevalent mental health conditions are in the United States. A significant number of men and women do not grasp that alcohol and substance use

Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment Awareness

Did you know that one in every 12 American adults, or 17.6 million people, suffer from alcohol use disorder or alcohol dependence? Such a startling figure is cause for concern

Fun Things to Do in Spring in Boulder

  22.03.2019   admin   Uncategorized   No comments

Spring is the season of new beginnings — and the start of a whole lot of sober fun for those in recovery. There are so many ways to take advantage

Anxiety and Addiction 

  7.03.2019   admin   Uncategorized   No comments

If you or someone you love is struggling with a co-occurring anxiety and substance use disorder, you’re not alone. For one, anxiety disorders are the most common mental health disorders

Meth Use Linked to Rising Rates of Syphilis

  28.02.2019   admin   Uncategorized   No comments

There’s been a recent spike in syphilis cases in the U.S. – rates more than doubled between 2013 and 2017 – and, according to a new study, methamphetamine, heroin and

PTSD and Heart Disease

  21.02.2019   admin   Uncategorized   No comments

February is Heart Month and so it’s fitting to talk about the link between PTSD and heart disease. While heart disease is common in U.S. veterans with post-traumatic stress-disorder (PTSD),