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The Legacy of Absence Book Review

The Legacy of Absence: Resolving the Wounds From Uninvolved Fathers in Individuals, Families, and Society By Tim Olson Self-published / Bookbaby / Amazon Imagine a son or daughter who realizes dad has chosen work, sports, or other addictions instead of them. This is abandonment—and the consequences will leave a negative life-long legacy. But there is …

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How to Access Recovery Meetings During COVID-19

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, recovery meetings may have been canceled to keep communities from spreading the virus. Because of this, people in recovery are looking for alternative ways to connect. We’ve gathered a list of obtaining support online or by phone. We hope they will help in your recovery and please pass along …

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Ask the Expert: Dr. Joseph Lee of Hazelden Betty Ford

We’ll feature an expert in the mental health and substance use disorder field to answer questions Q: In terms of addiction, how does the adolescent or young adult brain differ from an adult’s? The adolescent brain is still developing. Young people tend to have less physical effects from drug use (i.e. hangovers, withdrawal) but their …

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NUWAY Adds Four New Vice President Positions

Non-profit, addiction and co-occurring health treatment provider, NUWAY®, announced Wednesday they have added four new vice president positions to help further its mission and “evolve its vision for behavioral healthcare innovation.” Denise McAlpin is the new Vice President of Residential Services supporting existing and new residential programs including NUWAY Alliance management of Cochran Recovery Services. …

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Coping with Anger – Twelve Steps to Getting a Grip

coping with anger

Anger is probably the most poorly handled emotion in our society. From time to time we all experience this very powerful feeling. Some of the common causes of anger include frustration, hurt, annoyance, disappointment, harassment and threats. It is helpful to realize that anger can be our friend or foe, depending on how we express …

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