Category: News


    ‘When Gov. Dannel P. Malloy last year signed into law a comprehensive bill targeting opioid addiction, many touted it as one of the toughest in the nation, often pointing to the seven-day cap on opioid prescriptions and new prescription monitoring requirements as reasons why. But a lesser known aspect of the law is one that […]


    ‘Soberlink, the leader in mobile breath alcohol detection technology, announced today its inclusion in an expert panel consensus paper about the use of remote monitoring in the clinical treatment of alcohol use disorder. The consensus paper – written by a panel of nine alcohol use disorder treatment and research experts – was recently published in […]


    ‘A recovery home in Marquette is committed to give women suffering from drug addiction a safe place to stay. Within the past two years, Sue B’s House has officially become a successful program in helping women help themselves. “Do you know in a phoenix and mythology, how they burn and then rise from their ashes? […]

  • Story of a Dry Drunk ………

    ‘According to statistics, almost one in six women like me have alcohol five or more times a week – and more than half (including me) exceed their safe daily limit on at least one occasion. I’ve been observing not only my own drinking habits as well as that of my friends for many years now. Sometimes […]

  • Toronto Agnostics and Human Rights ………

    ‘On January 18, 2017, representatives of the Greater Toronto Area Intergroup, Knight and A.A. World Services Inc. and the General Services Board of Alcoholic Anonymous Inc. met to formally resolve Knight’s human rights claim. Lawrence Knight is ecstatic. “This is huge.  There can be no doubts for A.A. chapters around the world – a desire […]

  • Dating an Adult Child ………..

    You will learn to control life, but then stop and let go. Addicts have no control over their addiction. As a result, their kids will feel the urge to control their lives. Dating such a control addict is not an easy task. They will take control over your life, while also trying to control their […]

  • Its all about Recovery …………

    Drug addiction is a complex brain disease. It is characterized by compulsive, at times uncontrollable, drug craving, seeking, and use that persist even in the face of extremely negative consequences. Drug seeking becomes compulsive, in large part as a result of the effects of prolonged drug use on brain functioning and, thus, on behavior. For […]


    ‘Saratoga Springs — Staff at Saratoga Stadium in Saratoga Springs expect huge crowds at the sports bar for Super Bowl Sunday. “There’s a lot more food ordering a lot more beer and alcohol,” said Saratoga Stadium Manager Lisa Vigliotti. “So just making sure we’re ready stocked and ready to go,” she said. Alcohol at a […]

  • Story of Hope ……

    ‘When West Salem senior Rayeann Jones is upset, she exercises. She hikes and, when she can’t hike, she goes to the gym. As a child, she played soccer. She said on the field she could clear her mind and block out her life, her family, and her feelings of isolation. Playing soccer, she was part […]

  • How to tell if you’re an Alcoholic ………..

    ‘As a substance abuse counselor, I was asked many times by clients, “Am I an alcoholic?” My response was simple: “Do you think ‘normal’ drinkers ask that question?” Only alcoholics understand what ‘normal’ drinkers are. They’re the ones that walk into a bar, order a drink and leave an hour later with half the drink […]