Researched information and reflections from an Addiction Counselor, Advocate and Mother to an Addict. Navigating the legal system and all of the shortfalls of our response to the drug epidemic in America. For the heart, from the heart.

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Building Up Self-Esteem in Early Recovery

Written By Granite Recovery Centers Clinically Reviewed By Cheryl Smith MS,MLADC July 21, 2021 Substance use disorder often brings a person very low in terms of how they see themselves and how they present to the world around them. It can cause someone to steal, lie, cheat, to poverty and homelessness, and so on. Because… Continue Reading →

New Federal Grants will Fund Work Combating Stigma of Drug Addiction

by Hannah Catlin Healthy Acadia and Aroostook Mental Health Center, which both won million dollar federal grants last week to combat the opioid epidemic, will use the money primarily on community prevention and training initiatives. A total of 502 Mainers died of an overdose last year, and there were roughly 360 overdose deaths by the end of… Continue Reading →

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