Don’t Drown In The Drink: How to Deal with the Media’s Obsession with Alcohol April 19, 2019 Don’t Drown In The Drink: How to Deal with the Media’s Obsession with Alcohol Alcohol is everywhere. If you believed TV and cinema, everyone would be getting drunk all the time—or, more accurately,
A Life Beyond His Wildest Dreams April 12, 2019 I’m so excited to be Ammon Foundation’s guest blogger in honor of Alcohol Awareness Month. While the opioid crisis deserves all the attention it is getting, the numbers in regards to alcohol related deaths are staggering. 88,000 deaths last year alone!
It’s Time to Finally Talk About Alcohol, the Quiet Killer April 5, 2019 Both the media and the White House have given a lot of recent attention to what some are calling the “opioid crisis.” While it’s certainly true that opioid addiction is a grueling, highly stigmatized, and under-treated medical condition, the amount
Scholars Profile: Anna Falisiewicz March 29, 2019 For Anna Falisiewicz, like for many who suffer from substance use disorder, multiple episodes of treatment eventually led her to long-term recovery. Recovery is a long-term process, one that requires persistence, self-direction, treatment, supportive services, community support, and personal grit. Anna’s substance use
#TeachingTuesday: Expungement All too many individuals in recovery carry the scarlet letter of a criminal record from their active addiction - which can create tremendous barriers for individuals seeking to rebuild their lives - specifically with education, employment and housing. The Ammon Foundation is committed to empowering individuals in or seeking recovery by
The Collegiate Recovery Impact March 22, 2019 Many unfamiliar to collegiate recovery may be surprised to know there are flourishing communities of support at universities across the country. These communities are comprised of and designed to support students in recovery from a substance use disorder. Collegiate recovery programs (CRPs) are a growing movement
Tips For Drinking Safely This Spring Break March 15, 2019 Alright. So. You've decided to drink alcohol this Spring Break. I get it; lots of people do it. And, let's be real: drinking can be fun. But it can also be dangerous, especially if you've struggled with over-consumption, compulsive use, or a full-blown
Supporting Your Loved One’s Recovery This Spring Break March 8, 2019 So, you're spending Spring Break with someone who is in recovery. Maybe you're a parent or sibling of someone in recovery who is coming home this spring. Or maybe you're taking a Spring Break trip with your recovering BFF. Maybe this will