missing puzzle piece represents mental health month

Mental Health Month

Every year millions of Americans face the reality of living with a mental health condition. May is Mental Health Month, National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) and participants across the country help bring awareness to mental health. Each year they fight stigma, provide support, educate the public and advocate for equal care. Each year, the…

log cabins and wagons make people think about the history of addiction treatment and drug rehab

History of Addiction Treatment & Drug Rehab

For as long as drugs have been around people have used them, abused them, and faced addiction. Even ancient Egyptians, Chinese, and Greeks all show signs of using different substances. Native Americans have been using peyote for spiritual and ritual reasons for thousands of years.  The concept of addiction treatment, drug rehab and recovery has…

a group of people celebrate staying social in recovery

Staying Social in Recovery

Just because you are sober doesn’t mean you can’t have a social life. You can still go out and have fun, enjoy time with your friends, and make new ones. Being sober doesn’t mean you have to be a hermit with no life. In fact, going out and spending time with your friends and trying…