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social media and mental health
10 Sep 2021

Social Media and Mental Health

Although social media has been instrumental in connecting friends and family virtually, its use has also posed issues for many people. As the use of social media increases for people of all ages, a connection between social media and mental health has become evident. Social Media Use Last year, the average...

PAWS
8 Sep 2021

How Long Does PAWS Last?

Have you heard that “it ain’t over till it’s over”? Well, with many health issues, it isn’t even over when it’s over. Post-surgery patients need follow-up appointments. Thousands of people who recover from COVID-19 retain long-haul symptoms that may persist for months. And among people who have successfully detoxed...

anger management in addiction recovery
29 Aug 2021

Sunday Sermon: Surrender

No matter what you're feeling, where you are on your recovery journey, what you believe, who you love, how we identify, no matter how we connect with the God with our understanding, all our welcome in our space.

signs of narcissism
27 Aug 2021

Are You Dating a Narcissist? | Signs of Narcissism

Most people will want to look their best and act their best when dating, especially early in the relationship. If you are dating someone who seems to be paying more attention to themselves than to you, you might be dating a narcissist. Know the signs of narcissism to avoid...

withdrawal symptoms, treatment and timeline
23 Aug 2021

Benzodiazepine Withdrawal: Symptoms, Treatment and Timeline

Medications such as benzodiazepines can be prescribed as an effective way to treat certain health conditions. When those medications themselves become a threat to an individual’s health, it is time to learn how to safely stop their use. The symptoms, treatment and timeline are important factors in understanding how...

when you stop enabling
18 Aug 2021

What Happens When You Stop Enabling an Addict?

When your loved one is hurting, you naturally want to help them. When they are addicted to drugs or alcohol, you want to keep them from suffering as much as possible. However, you may actually be doing your loved one more harm than good when you enable their behavior....

Sunday Sermon: The Rich Young Man
15 Aug 2021

Sunday Sermon: Facing the Past

Are you clouded with guilt and shame because of something you've done in the past? Are you stuck in anger, hurt or resentment? In recovery, we don't want to erase these feelings, but we also can't allow them to obscure our present moment. We must deal with these feelings...

indoor winter activities
8 Aug 2021

Sunday Sermon: Keeping a Beginner’s Mind

It's important to remain child- like in our ability to take in new information and be excited about new things. Also, it's important to not have too concrete of an understanding of the world and the way it ought to be or the way we ought to be.

covid long haulers prescribed opioids
6 Aug 2021

Experts Warn Against Dangers of Opioids for COVID Long Haulers

On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a global pandemic. In recent months, COVID has drawn another large-scale health crisis into the pile of pandemic-generated problems. The second decade of the twenty-first century had already familiarized most people with the “opioid epidemic”—a sharp climb in opioid...

addiction is a disease
1 Aug 2021

Sunday Sermon: Facing Fear

Fear and shame causes a block to our spirituality. Shame, in its simplest terms according to researcher Brene Brown, is the fear of disconnection. It's the fear that something about me is bad or wrong in some way that if other people know it they won't want to connect...

principles before personalities
29 Jul 2021

Principles Before Personalities Explained

“Anonymity is the spiritual foundation of all our Traditions, ever reminding us to place principles before personalities.” – The Twelve Traditions of Alcoholics Anonymous Whenever the Twelve Traditions are read, many of us may stumble over this final line. In the rooms of recovery, even as we are trying to...

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