Tag Archives: recovery

Accepting Addiction As A Disease

Is it a disease or a choice? I’ve entered into this debate many times. Drug addiction is so shrouded in shame and stigma that talking about it in any random group of people often invites conflict. Many, many people still … Continue reading

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Director Of National Drug Control Policy, Michael Botticelli is Coming to InTheRooms.com — I Love Recovery Cafe

To access this event you will need an account with InTheRooms. Once you’re logged in, on the day of the event, the Special Events video room will be open. We are honored to announce that the White House Director of … Continue reading

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At the end of the day…

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The Beginning, by Katie Donovan

My name is Katie….and I am the mother of an addict. I tell you this so you know I understand. I have been there. I am still here! I know your pain, your constant fear, your struggle to get out … Continue reading

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Detach With Love

  Whenever life takes a nasty turn I try to ask myself how did I contribute toward it? Don’t get me wrong, I’m neither a victim nor am I (any longer) the over responsible person who must blame themselves for … Continue reading

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Be Still

Be still my heart and listen, for he is there. Be still my fears and listen, for he is there. It’s when we stop and be still we realize God is everywhere. He hears our prayers, he knows our plight, … Continue reading

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The Price of Addiction: So Much More Than Dollars and Cents..

In every conversation I’ve ever had regarding the disease of addiction somehow the topic always found its way back to the cost.  We’ve all heard the horror stories of how pricy these resort style rehabs are.  I can only imagine … Continue reading

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So Much Loss

So much loss in our world today it shakes me to my core. Too many young lives gone to soon, now angels knocking on heavens door. Why can’t this country wake up and see the total destruction of our society. … Continue reading

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I Broke Free

Let’s welcome our newest blogger Heidi Houle. Her words strike a chord among families of those struggling as only someone who has walked in our shoes can do. Thank you Heidi! The day I told the world my son was … Continue reading

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Opioid Addiction: A Man Made Epidemic

During my sons active addiction I never gave any thought to where his pills were coming from beyond the pill mill doctors he visited once a month. I was too busy trying to save him from the addiction that would … Continue reading

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