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Drinking alcohol or using drugs can have awful consequences for babies in utero.

Born Into Addiction: The Consequences of Drug Use During Pregnancy

Camille RenzoniAddiction, Alcohol Treatment, Events, Family, Substance Abuse

Alcohol- and Other Drug-Related Birth Defects Awareness Week  May 13–19, 2018 There’s no denying that drinking alcohol, smoking cigarettes, or using drugs while pregnant can ... Read more
May 14th 2018
Camille Renzoni
Addiction, Alcohol Treatment, Events, Family, Substance Abuse

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When your mother faces a drug or alcohol addiction, Mother’s Day might not be a holiday that you look forward to.

My Mom Is Addicted: 3 Truths to Remember on Mother’s Day

Camille RenzoniAddiction, Family, Hope, Substance Abuse

When your mother faces a drug or alcohol addiction, Mother’s Day might not be a holiday that you look forward to. You might feel a ... Read more
May 12th 2018
Camille Renzoni
Addiction, Family, Hope, Substance Abuse

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The Tragic Connection Between Addiction and Child Abuse

Megan HullEvents, Family

Every child deserves the support and comfort that comes from being raised in a stable home. Unfortunately, many children grow up without this basic necessity. ... Read more
April 5th 2018
Megan Hull
Events, Family

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Setting Up a Sober Action Plan for Thanksgiving

The Recovery VillageEvents, Family, Sober Living

November 21st 2017
The Recovery Village
Events, Family, Sober Living

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10 Ways to Support a Recovering Family Member

Olivia PennelleFamily, Recovery

When a loved one seeks treatment for a substance use disorder, it can be just the beginning of a lifelong journey. While you may witness ... Read more
November 17th 2017
Olivia Pennelle
Family, Recovery

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This Law Could Help Save Your Life

This Law Could Help Save Your Life

Olivia PennelleFamily, Research and Surveys

Drug overdose is the number one cause of death in America for people under the age of 50. Even as it is now considered a national epidemic...
October 12th 2017
Olivia Pennelle
Family, Research and Surveys

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Dealing With Family Members Who Don't Think Addiction Is a Disease

Dealing With Family Members Who Don’t Think Addiction Is a Disease

Olivia PennelleFamily, Sober Living

I am the daughter of two alcoholic parents—one in recovery and one not. I started showing signs of addiction in my teens. Yet, I still have conversations with family members who think that addiction is a choice.
July 31st 2017
Olivia Pennelle
Family, Sober Living

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How to Protect Your Child From the Opioid Crisis

How to Protect Your Child From the Opioid Crisis

Cynthia ReynaEvents, Family

Opioid overdose rates have increased throughout the country since the late 1990s, claiming more than 33,000 lives in 2015. Sadly, children have not been exempt from the crisis
July 28th 2017
Cynthia Reyna
Events, Family

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Father's day with daddy

Miles Apart, Close at Heart: A Father’s Letter to His Children

The Recovery VillageFamily, Hope, Public Figures

When you’re young, he holds your hands so you don’t fall, teaches you to ride a bike, reads your favorite books, and helps you surprise Mommy.
June 18th 2017
The Recovery Village
Family, Hope, Public Figures

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Why Family Members of Addicts Need Support Too

Why Family Members of Addicts Need Support Too

The Recovery VillageFamily

Drug addiction is a disease with effects that extend to others in the addict’s life. Typically, family members are most affected by addiction, but friends, ... Read more
June 1st 2017
The Recovery Village
Family