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Challenges Women Face After Recovery

Posted on April 19, 2018 at 21:17 PM

  By Cindy Coloma Marie stared down into her glass of seltzer water, poking a lime with her straw. She smiled weakly while the other women from the office ordered another round of drinks. “Cheers!” yelled Cynthia, holding up a glass. “Here’s to Friday and some special time just for mommy!” The bar erupted in […]

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Staying on Track With Sobriety This Spring

Posted on April 19, 2018 at 19:13 PM

By Christa A. Banister Whether it’s a weekend barbecue with friends, a fun camping trip or simply enjoying the sunshine and warmer temperatures out on the golf course, there’s so much to love about the changing of the seasons from winter to spring. But for anyone who has struggled with alcohol or drug dependency in […]

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Happy New Year!

Posted on December 29, 2017 at 14:49 PM

  New Year, New You Finally, it is the time of year everyone has been waiting for. The time awaits holiday celebrations, relaxation, fun gatherings with family and friends, and most excitingly- A New Year! It’s hard to believe 2017 is coming to an end, but I certainly know how excited I am to kick […]

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Posted on November 13, 2017 at 16:30 PM

Thanksgiving is fast approaching! 2017 is coming to an end, and everyone is excited to gather with their family and friends. For those in recovery, however, this holiday may lead to worry, stress, and anxiety. For some, it may be feeling obligated to travel to those close relatives you haven’t seen all year. Or for […]

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Recovery Month Recap

Posted on September 27, 2017 at 19:17 PM

  As you most likely know by now, September was Recovery Month, a special time for our community. At the beginning of the month the L+C team challenged our members to celebrate their recovery community through submitting bragging rights, sending a loved one a note, or letting someone know that how much they have meant […]

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Recovery Month

Posted on September 07, 2017 at 14:44 PM

  September is National Recovery Month in the United States. This is an exciting time in our industry because we want to celebrate recovery as well as raise awareness of the topic. There are many ways to promote Recovery Month, and my program, The Life Challenge, would like to share our upcoming events and initiatives […]

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Glennon Doyle Melton Interview

Posted on July 11, 2017 at 18:12 PM

  Glennon Doyle Melton Podcast and Video Here at Foundations Recovery Network, we are always trying to stay current with our information in the recovery industry as well as meet and support those who are the champions of our industry. One way we do this is through our quarterly conferences. This June we held our […]

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Summertime Sobriety

Posted on May 12, 2017 at 19:35 PM

  Summertime calls for adventures, vacations, and parties. We would like to take a look at some ways to stay sober while still having fun during summer 2017. Plan adventures Planning adventures is a great way to have something to look forward to in the summer. There are many ways to go on adventures without […]

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Paying it Forward

Posted on April 28, 2017 at 08:00 AM

  L+C members and friends, we would like to ask you to pay it forward in the month of May. If you would be willing, please take a look at these surveys and consider taking them. Both of these are working to advance the recovery community and provide research based evidence as we work to […]

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Surrendering to Grace & Mercy

Posted on April 25, 2017 at 20:20 PM

  A few wise old-timers I know practice a path of sobriety called Spiritual Sobriety. They say that two concepts intrinsic to walking this path are grace and mercy. Grace and mercy are not the same thing although they both come from a Power Greater than Ourselves. Grace is what we receive that we don’t […]

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