Sober Valentine’s Day Gifts

Valentine’s Day can be fun for some—in particular, those in committed, romantic relationships. Frankly, though, it can be pretty brutal for others, including those who have recently gone through divorces or break-ups, or who simply feel isolated or alone. There’s another group that tends to have a difficult time on Valentine’s Day, and does not…

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1st Step Behavioral Health Partners with The Addict’s Mom for New Scholarship Program

1st Step Behavioral Health has announced a key partnership with local support group The Addict’s Mom—specifically, a new scholarship offering. 1st Step, an addiction recovery and dual diagnosis facility, will provide one scholarship bed monthly to an Addict’s Mom member, in an effort to make addiction recovery accessible and affordable to those who need it…

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The Family’s Role in Recovery

Nobody goes through recovery alone—at least not successfully. Having a support structure in place is crucial. And often, that support structure includes members of the family. The family’s role in recovery actually starts before treatment is even sought. It is critical for family members to express their concern over the addiction—in as non-judgmental a way…

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