I recently watched The Anonymous People, an empowering movie about people in long-term recovery from addiction. Often when we think of addiction, we think of people who are struggling with active addiction, rather than people who are enjoying long-term sobriety or clean time. The movie shows the hope, joy, and self-esteem that can come with recovery.Read More
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When women are struggling with alcohol or other drug problems, there is often a sense of shame and isolation. Addiction can lead people to do things that go against their own values (such as being a good mother, friend, spouse, employee, etc.). It can be helpful to talk with other women who understand.
It is also common to feel confused or ambivalent.Read More
Internet addiction has crept into many of our lives. Do hours pass while you surf the internet? Do you use the internet to avoid doing other things? Do you want to spend more time with family or friends or doing other activities, but stare at a screen instead?Read More