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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A Man Called Ove

Book review by Lisa Blomgren, Transformations Alumni Coordinator “Our book club chose to read “A Man Called Ove” this quarter and it did not disappoint! Ove is a grumpy, stubborn…

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Peacefulness I Never Knew Existed

By: Jen H., Transformations Alumna Sober date: 5/26/2020 “Recovery is the only high that keeps getting better as I do.” I was a heavy drinker and loved to go out…

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Snowflakes

By: Keith Berger, Coordinator of Family Integrated Services (The Family Guy) Someone I care about suffers from alcoholism, addiction, and mental health challenges and I have been affected. Even though…

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The Best Florida Key Lime Pie

Summer is coming and nothing says Florida summer like some refreshing key lime pie! Enjoy! Ingredients: 2 cups graham cracker crumbs 5 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted 2 cans sweetened condensed…

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Michael’s TV Pick – Mare of Easttown

Hey Alumni! How the heck is it summertime already? Summer in Florida consists of numerous beach trips, for sure, but some days it’s just too humid to step foot outside….

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Pets of TTC – Pumpkin, Love, and Niko

Meet our three children: Pumpkin, Love, and Niko! The orange boy is Pumpkin aka Pumps.

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Keep Doing The Next Right Thing

By: Paul. K., Transformations Alumnus I was born and raised in Staten Island, NYC. I had an amazing childhood and never really wanted much, except for love and attention. Not…

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Pets of TTC – Missy

Hi everyone, please meet Missy Margolin! She joined the Margolin family in early 2020 and has an older brother named Pepperoni who is also an English bulldog. Missy brings my…

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Michael’s Movie Pick – Yes Day

Yes Day on Netflix is funny, family-friendly, and heart-warming, Yes Day is actually one of my favorite movies of 2021 so far.

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