The Insanity of a Family Disease

During my twenty-five year career in substance abuse treatment, I’ve frequently heard family members (and clients) insist that "Alcohol isn't his/her/my problem - drugs are!" and "Alcoholism isn't his/her/my problem - addiction is!" as if the same principles of recovery from chemical dependency don't apply to any dysfunctional situation where alcohol either isn't present or isn't present enough to be identified as the primary drug-of-choice.

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Alumni Spotlight1

You Are Worthy of Change

By: Grace Jager, Transformations Alumna I moved to the United States when I was 19 years old, as a last resort to seek safety from a tumultuous home. I desperately…

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Going From Hell to a Beautiful Life

By: Anthony G., Transformations Alumnus Nothing, nothing, and pain…the only true feelings I was feeling at the time. I was a broken shell of a person. My family did not…

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Dairy Free Chicken Pot Pie

It may not feel like it here in sunny South Florida, but we are heading into fall! You know what that means… Comfort food season! This is one of my all time favorites and it is super easy to make.

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The Great N/A Debate

By Michael Murphy, Transformations Alumni Coordinator No, No. Not THAT N/A. Although it can definitely apply to most that subscribe to that “other” program we alcoholics know about. Copy cats…

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TTC pets

Pets of TTC – Patches, Snickers, Zeus, and Cupid

Animals have been a constant in my life ever since I was a child. I loved rescuing them to the point that my parents thought I would become a veterinarian. Although that did not happen, animal support…

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My New Favorite “F” Word

By: Michael Murphy, Transformations/Help For Our Heroes alumnus & Alumni Coordinator Last summer, after I graduated from Transformations I took what I had learned and hit the ground running. In…

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Alumni Spotlight3

Getting Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable

By: Michaela B., Transformations Alumna “When I am disturbed, it is because I find some person, place, thing, or situation – some fact of my life – unacceptable to me,…

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TTC pets

Pets of TTC – Star and Bandit

Star and Bandit were adopted from Delilah’s 2nd Chance Rescue in Port St. Lucie, FL in January 2020 and March 2020 respectively.  Star is a golden 1 1/2 year old dachshund mix….

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Covid Saved My Life

By: Michael Murphy, Marine Corps Veteran, Transformations Alumnus, Alumni Coordinator “Hi! My name is Mike, and I’m an alcoholic”. A simple greeting/statement that was WAY overdue in my life. I…

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