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Giving Thanks: Ways to Show Gratitude for Your Recovery

Giving Thanks: Ways to Show Gratitude for Your Recovery Gratitude is widely thought of as a beneficial practice for individuals in recovery at any time of year. However, during the Thanksgiving holiday, you may want to consider something extra special to demonstrate your gratitude for your recovery. Gratitude out loud Here are some

What are Recovery High Schools and How do they Support Teens?

What are recovery high schools, and how do they support teens? One of the most well-known suggestions for those early in addiction recovery is the importance of cutting ties with the people and places associated with your use. “Avoid people, places, and things you used with and at,” is a common refrain heard in

Scholarship Recipient Spotlight: Walter Burke

Scholarship Recipient Spotlight: Walter Burke Walter Burke of Manchester, New Jersey was one of ten individuals in recovery to be awarded a scholarship for the Ammon Foundation’s Fall 2017 scholarship cycle. A non-traditional student, Walter attends Ocean County College where he is pursuing a degree in sociology and certification as an alcohol

Dealing with Employment Gaps on Your Resume

Dealing with Employment Gaps on Your Resume Applying for jobs early in recovery can be daunting, especially if your work history is littered with gaps in employment. Potential employers want to see that you are someone stable who, if hired, will remain with their company long enough to justify the time and effort

What Are Work Study Programs at Colleges?

What Are Work Study Programs at Colleges? Work study typically refers to a federal student financial aid program through which the government provides participating universities with an amount of funding which they are required to match. This funding must be used to pay students with financial need for qualifying jobs on or near

Don’t Let a Low GPA Derail Your Pursuit of Higher Education

Don’t Let a Low GPA Derail Your Pursuit of Higher Education Though important, your grade point average (GPA) is not the only factor—or even the main factor—influencing an academic institution’s decision to reject your application or offer you admission. This is great news for individuals in recovery who may have a spotty academic

5 Ways to Celebrate Halloween Sober

5 Ways to Celebrate Halloween Sober While maintaining recovery through a holiday can be challenging, Halloween is definitely a day better celebrated drug and alcohol free. It’s actually more fun to have your wits about you as you navigate the tricks and treats of this ghoulish holiday. But, if getting into inebriated mischief