Blogs and Updates

Learn more about our work to help addiction sufferers get well and stay well from this disease.

Stable housing can be a key factor in personal recovery capital. When it comes to our clients, what's their living situation? Are they renting, couch surfing or something else?

How does a client's employment status impact his or her wellness? We're working to understand more about that, among many other measures that improve overall health and wellbeing.

Our current data show that a majority of people seeking assistance with drug and alcohol addiction issues are men. This tracks with some national data on use, but we need better understanding of why more men and fewer women are getting help.

Starting today, we share our first data point, what it means for us, and some insight or context around it. This week's number tells us a lot about our clients and will help lead us to the best ways to get addiction sufferers well.

Connection with others is so important for everyone, but especially for those supporting a loved one through recovery from the disease of addiction to alcohol or drugs. Staying connected allows us as parents, siblings, spouses and friends to seek our own recovery and be empowered to effect change in our lives.

My son will turn 22 years old this summer. I thought I was past all of the feelings associated with that time. Until I heard the name of the judge my son spent too much time in front of. All of the feelings of frustration with the system, with my son’s disease, with the lack of recovery support, with the lack of direction came flooding back with intense force.