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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God: The Puzzle Piece

By: Daniel B., Transformations Alumnus Life for me lately could be described as a 1,000-piece puzzle…a work in progress. As a child I would always see assembling such a puzzle…

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God Complex

By: Mike Murphy, Transformations Manager of Alumni Services Buckle up, kiddos. It’s gonna be a bumpy one. Firstly, let me start off by saying I know some people are going…

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Hanukkah and the Miracle of Addiction Recovery

Hanukkah, the Jewish “Festival of Lights” is a story of Miracles. Against all odds, a small group of poorly-armed Jewish soldiers (“Macabees”) successfully defended themselves and Temple against an army…

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Welcome Home: Faith In Recovery

By: Andie McQuitty, MS, MCAP, EMDR, Transformations Christian therapist

There is a story in the Bible about a father and his two sons. In the story, the younger son has a conversation with his father and tells the father that he would like to rece

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