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Scholarship Recipient Spotlight: Melissa Bradley

Scholarship Recipient Spotlight: Melissa Bradley When Melissa Bradley describes her relationship with alcohol, she likens the substance to a weapon. She grew up feeling fear in every situation. At first, she was able to use alcohol to defend herself from feelings of social discomfort and anxiety. It brought a sense of belonging

Collegiate Recovery Programs: Green Lights and Red Flags

Collegiate Recovery Programs: Green Lights and Red Flags The recent proliferation of collegiate recovery programs is a great boon for young people who wish to pursue higher education in a manner consistent with their recovery. There are some consistent qualities that indicate a reputable program, and there are some warning signs that students

What is SMART Recovery?

What is SMART Recovery? There are many paths to a successful recovery from substance misuse. While 12-step and other spirituality-based programs often get the most press, there are other options available, either instead of or in concert with, those programs. One of the more widespread and well-respected alternatives is the SMART Recovery program.