Practicing Independence in Recovery

Practicing Independence in Recovery

About 75% of people who experience addiction but eventually recover, according to a 2020 study by the CDC and NIDA. So, while addiction remains rampant, there’s a gleam of hope. And when aiming for lasting sobriety, finding independence in recovery is essential. When...
Why is Juneteenth a Holiday?

Why is Juneteenth a Holiday?

Juneteenth is one of the most meaningful holidays in the US. But why is Juneteenth a holiday? And why is it called Juneteenth? Celebrated every June 19, Juneteenth — a portmanteau combining “June” and “nineteenth” — is a testament to freedom and resilience. It...
Common PTSD Symptoms

Common PTSD Symptoms

What do car accidents, military combat, and sexual abuse have in common? Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is an anxiety disorder caused by traumatic experiences like these. And recognizing PTSD symptoms is crucial for seeking help.  Affecting 3.5% of U.S. adults...