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In recovery, clean, and sober are all words or phrases that are thrown around a lot, especially by those in the community of substance users. Believe it or not, there is a difference.
April 21, 2022
"What an important week indeed and very dear to my heart! I have recently been struggling for my life, plagued with addiction. Too afraid to reach out and ask for help, too afraid to ...
December 8, 2021
I grew up in fear of my father. He was extremely abusive to my Mother in every way and this spilled over onto me and my siblings as well. He was and still is alcoholic and emotionally stunted ...
December 8, 2021
I was a functional alcoholic for over 25 years, and my addiction was dressed up in social acceptability. I loved to go to wineries, microbreweries, and local distilleries, but after 20 years...
December 8, 2021
I always like to call my childhood average. I grew up in a middle class home, neither rich nor poor....my parents are still married and I had a younger brother...no alcohol or drug abuse in the home.
December 8, 2021
I am sharing a message of hope today for a world wracked by anxiety and fear, both of which can only lead to deep feelings of depression.
December 8, 2021
December 8, 2021
"I grew up a teenage daughter of a mother who suffered from severe depression which resulted in an opioid addiction as a means of coping. This then resulted in ...
October 5, 2021
"I am a 39-year-old partner, father, and a friend. Everyday I battle my anxiety, my depression, my post concussion syndrome, PTSD and a speech impediment. To deal with my mental health unwellness I...
August 24, 2021
"I was born and raised in Medicine Hat, the middle daughter of 3. I grew up in an alcohol free home. I often heard stories of alcoholic relatives and was aware that alcoholism ...
June 25, 2021

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