Arizona Advocacy Update

Arizona Advocacy Update

On January 11th we held our most successful Addiction and Recovery Advocacy Day yet!! We had 67 people sign up to meet with their representatives and almost 20 more who showed up to support! There were 35 confirmed meetings with individual legislators and for lunch we...
Recovery Myths

Recovery Myths

2 Biggest Lies About Recovery There are so many misconceptions about recovery and two of them can be lethal.  1. It’s all about your D.O.C. (Drug of Choice) WRONG! Addiction doesn’t care what kind of drug or alcohol you are abusing. It doesn’t matter if you are...
To be a teen again…

To be a teen again…

“Your perception of your potential will determine how much of your potential you will live.” -Robin Sharma Would you go back to being a teen if you could? Most people I know would answer… “Hell no! Not even if you gave me a million dollars!” In fact, I have said that...
Teen Angst?

Teen Angst?

Signs that your teen could be struggling: Retreats to their room more often than notHas aches and pains regularly, especially stomach issuesMood swingsChange in normal activitiesChange in friendsChange in music tastes, TV, friends Being a teenager wasn’t easy for me....
Communicating with teens!

Communicating with teens!

When was the last time you and your teen sat down and talked? I mean really talked? As parents there are many times we sit our children down and tell them what we would like them to hear. Whether it be about their behavior, attitude, school, warnings, etc. Most of us...