5 Ways to Beat the Winter Blues in Sobriety

3 seasons down and it’s that time of the year again. The one where we rush from one heat source to the next. The one where we struggle to smoke a cigarette outside because your chest feels ready to cave in at any given moment. The one where a hot

Ohio’s Drug Epidemic is Worse Than Ever

Khalil Gibran once scribed, “Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding. Much of your pain is self-chosen. It is the bitter potion by which the physician within you heals your sick self. Therefore trust the physician, and drink his remedy in silence and tranquillity.” These are
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What Refuge Recovery is All About

As you read these words, think about you reading these words- then think about that. This may seem strange at first, but it is a general form of mindfulness. Mindfulness is where we take everything off of autopilot, as so many of us thrust in, and we start breaking down

Why Do People Call Themselves Grateful Recovered Alcoholics

As the tides of life roll in and roll out, it’s vital to keep an open mind with how we perceive things. Our perception of reality is a simple reflection of ourselves. It can be difficult to expand to that mindset. Think about it though. Two people can be looking
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Kellyanne Conway to Take Over Opioid Crisis…Yikes

In the 1980’s our late president Ronald Reagan once said, “Let us not forget who we are. Drug abuse is a repudiation of everything America is.” Ronald Wilson Reagan, Mr. Triple Six himself, saw then what substances were doing to the country. It was generally feared that bad would go
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Police Seize $1 Million Worth of Fentanyl/Heroin in Major Cincinnati Bust

Looking out the window with clear eyes, there’s a heaviness accompanied by the breeze as the mind shifts to the opioid epidemic thriving in our suffering nation. Our country is in the throes of a nasty opiate-related crisis that feeds off of alcoholic thinking. This crisis has a supply and
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5 Things to Look for in a Good Sponsor

From powerlessness to full of power, how is it that any good alcoholic ever manages to make their lives look so appealing once in recovery? Everything that is professional in this world requires some form of layered support- think about it. A professional building requires a strong foundation. A professional
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Fentanyl Seized is Enough to Kill Everyone in Columbus

This world is yours- but it doesn’t stop spinning for just anybody. We have to spin with it as we hustle and bustle about trying to keep up with the hungry demands of society. It can be overwhelming at times for any and everybody- despite your walk of life. It’s
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Ohio Launches New Technology Program to Solve Opioid Crisis

Henry David Thoreau once said, “On the death of a friend, we should consider that the fates through confidence have devolved on us the task of a double living, that we have henceforth to fulfill the promise of our friend’s life also, in our own, to the world.” This is
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Ohio Opens Haunted House for People in Sobriety

As we embark on the journey of life, there are few legendary combinations that we may come across if we are lucky. Some things just simply go together better when mixed with others than when dosed by their lonesome. Near the top of the list, of course, is peanut butter