How to Talk to Your Friend About Addiction

I think someone I love might be struggling with substance abuse.

What should I say?

…or should I say anything at all?

In certain situations, it is difficult for us to know what to say or if we should say anything at all.  Having a convers

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Helping Those Who Need Help Before It’s Too Late

Help NOW, because there might not be a LATER.

We live in a fast-paced society with busy schedules and minimal free time. We have families and friends that demand our attention, and it’s rare that we get any time to ourselves. Therefore, how can

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A Mother’s Story: Part 3

The Call

On the morning of October 14, 2016, I received a phone call from Alison’s boyfriend, who also lived in her sober living home (it was co-ed).  Here is what I remember from the conversation that I now refer to as “The Call”:

Boy

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A Mother’s Story: Part 2

The timing was right…

My daughter had gotten to the point where she acknowledged (to herself, most importantly) that she had a problem with addiction and that she could not fix the problem on her own.  She was ready and willing to get the help

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A Mother’s Story: Part 1

Hi, my name is Jennifer Flory, and I’m a Recovery Advocate

People often ask me what this means and ask, “What do you actually do?”

Let me explain.

If someone had told me when I was younger that my passion in life as an adult would be to

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