If you think hard core prescription drug addiction can’t happen to you, or the ones you love, you’d be wrong and you wouldn’t even know it. All-American Denver GrandMother: From Heroin Addict to Inspiration If you looked up “all-American mom” in the dictionary, Cynthia Scudo’s picture would be the first thing
She showed up for her first multi-million dollar modeling gig drunk and high. Amber Valletta has been a model since she was 19 years old. She has graced thousands of magazine covers and been a fashion icon for the biggest names in the fashion industry. She has worked as
NBA Star Chris Herren says: “I found my soul on this journey of recovery” Former Boston Celtic Chris Herren tells a powerful story of failure, self hate and drug addiction at TedX. Then he finishes with a beautiful story of his life’s work to spread the message of recovery
Darryl Strawberry’s Comeback Comes Full Circle. Ask by the interviewer: “Where would do you think you’d be today if you hadn’t met Tracy (his wife of eight years)?” Strawberry responds emphatically, twice, “I would be dead!” We don’t have to fill in the blanks for you on this story.
How people use yoga as part of their journey from serious addiction problems to a new life of well-being and emotional stability. These folks aren’t shy about their 12 step affiliation. This a deep dive behind the curtain that is 12 step anonymity. If you’ve ever wanted to peek behind
With the recent passing of Philip Seymour Hoffman and the subsequent sadness that comes with overdose and addiction, it is vital to remember that there are a lot of people who are able to recover from addiction. Although addiction and substance abuse can be overwhelming and mysterious, there are
Greg Merson, the 26-year-old World Series of Poker Champion gets personal and shares his recovery from cocaine and oxy while managing to thrive in the world of high-stakes, hard-partying professional poker. If you follow poker, you know Greg Merson. He dominated the seven week long 2012 World Series of
Trent Reznor, the charismatic front man of Nine Inch Nails, COO of Beat Music and highly sought after film composer lets us in on how he keeps his creative juices going while sober and relentlessly and fearlessly pushing forward. NIN released their debut record 25 years ago and Reznor
We have gathered a list of the Top 5 Sober Summer Activities to help you stay on track with your recovery and have fun this summer! (Hat tip to: American Addiction Centers for the original post!) 1. Volunteer Giving of one’s self is one of the greatest gifts you have to offer.
Do You Recognize The Early Warning Signs of Relapse? The statistics of how many people do not stay in long-term recovery are quite shocking. Some estimates say that over 60% of people that enter rehab for alcohol or drugs will be using again within 12 months. Relapse is common,