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Marijuana is often used on April 20, or 4/20.

4/20: Myths, Facts and Fair Warning

Camille RenzoniAddiction, Events, Substance Abuse, The Recovery Village

April 20th, or 4/20, marks the global celebration of cannabis. When the clock strikes 4:20, marijuana enthusiasts everywhere engage in smoking the drug at home ... Read more
April 20th 2018
Camille Renzoni
Addiction, Events, Substance Abuse, The Recovery Village

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Shattering 4 Deadly Myths About Opioid Addiction

Camille RenzoniNews

As the North American opioid epidemic claims lives at an unprecedented pace, few people are unaware of the crisis. Illicit drugs like heroin and prescription ... Read more
April 16th 2018
Camille Renzoni
News

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Is the Opioid Crisis Only an American Issue?

Camille RenzoniNews

They’re dangerously addictive, increasingly accessible, and kill far more than pain. Opioids are a class of addictive substances either derived from, or created to simulate, ... Read more
March 30th 2018
Camille Renzoni
News

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St. Patrick’s Day is almost synonymous with binge drinking, the most lethal type of alcohol use in the United States.

Binge Drinking Isn’t Lucky: Sobering St. Patrick’s Day Statistics

Camille RenzoniThe Recovery Village

Saint Patrick’s Day is a celebration of everything Irish, with plenty of shenanigans mixed in. On this day, pinches are punishment for not wearing green, ... Read more
March 17th 2018
Camille Renzoni
The Recovery Village

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By definition, a random act of kindness is simply that: a spontaneous, thoughtful gesture just for the sake of being kind.

When Random Kindness Makes All the Difference

Camille RenzoniHope, Recovery, Sober Living

It’s the moment the barista says, “the person ahead of you paid for your coffee.” It’s the unexpected “I love your shoes,” from someone in ... Read more
February 12th 2018
Camille Renzoni
Hope, Recovery, Sober Living

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4 Affirmations Just for You This Valentine’s Day

Camille RenzoniHope, Recovery, Sober Living, The Recovery Village

On Valentine’s Day, people express their love for others through words of affirmation: verbal compliments like, “Wow, you look stunning,” written “I love you” notes, ... Read more
February 9th 2018
Camille Renzoni
Hope, Recovery, Sober Living, The Recovery Village

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3 ways to reduce anxiety: minimalism, weighted blankets and practicing gratitude.

3 Unexpected Ways to Reduce Anxiety in 2018

Camille RenzoniThe Recovery Village

Anxiety affects almost everyone: those living in sobriety, people in recovery, individuals battling addiction, and many of the families, friends and loved ones connected to ... Read more
January 5th 2018
Camille Renzoni
The Recovery Village

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5 Everyday Habits for Happiness in the New Year

5 Everyday Habits for Happiness in the New Year

Camille RenzoniThe Recovery Village

Your mental health matters. It is deeply connected to every part of your being, and your physical actions can strain your emotional and mental well-being. ... Read more
January 2nd 2018
Camille Renzoni
The Recovery Village

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There’s Nothing Holly Jolly About Binge Drinking

Camille RenzoniThe Recovery Village

‘Tis the season for merriment and cheer, but sometimes stress can get the best us of during this time of year. Family gatherings can be ... Read more
December 22nd 2017
Camille Renzoni
The Recovery Village

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How to Celebrate Halloween Without the Haunting Hangover

How to Celebrate Halloween Without the Haunting Hangover

Camille RenzoniSober Living

Pumpkins and goblins and bats, oh my! It’s that time of year — Halloween is here! What will you be doing on that frightful night? ... Read more
October 30th 2017
Camille Renzoni
Sober Living