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Nicole Larsen4 days ago
A Broken System
My stomach hurt. I couldn’t force myself to participate in the stupid activity. We were suppose to make a collage that represents our recovery. I flipped through the same magazine several times. My ha...
Serena Fix13 days ago
The Day that Changed My Life Forever
It was May 2, 2018. My boyfriend and I had broken up a few weeks before. So I was broken-hearted and depressed. I felt all alone. I had class that day, but before that class, I bumped into my ex-boyfriend. I absolutely lost it. I ran in the opposite direction, climbed up three flights of steps to the third floor of a parking deck. I stood there, looking over the edge. I heard sirens so I ran back to the stairway and went down one floor, and I ran over to the edge, stood up on the ledge and... Th...
Maria Ransom13 days ago
Methadone vs. Suboxone
I am so tired of everybody constantly comparing Methadone vs. Suboxone. Does it really matter? As long as it helps to keep the person off drugs, and saves their life, why does it matter what prescript...
Rosie Carlile2 months ago
Accepting Weight Gain
It is the most difficult part of eating disorder recovery. Letting go of the sick and emaciated body that you spent years striving towards, the safety of a ribcage that sticks from under your bruised ...
Peter Madera3 months ago
Getting the Right Mental Health Diagnosis
So you've known for some time that something may be off with your moods... Most research has found that symptoms of mental illness may start appearing in the late teens to early twenties. There are ex...
Angelica Friedrich3 months ago
What 2-1/2 Years of Sobriety Taught Me About ‘The Good Life’...
October 22, 2015. It’s the day I was arrested and my entire life as I knew it changed. I was screaming inside as the police officer slapped the handcuffs on me and threw me in the back of his patrol c...
Claire Raymond3 months ago
Coming Off Antidepressants: Do's and Don'ts
Last year, the NHS reported a record prescribing a record number of people antidepressants; in fact, depression is now the most commonly treated illness in the western world. Antidepressants can be a ...
Douglas Pettaway3 months ago
New Way of Life Ministries
I would like to write some about the on going problem of drug and alcohol addiction in this county. Here in North Carolina and in many other states, there is a addiction epidemic that is way out of co...