from addict 2 advocate marilyn l davis

Recovery and Mental Illness: Not Easy Some Days

Even after years of therapy for the trauma and depression, I still mourn for that hurt little girl who has never been the same. No, no longer a victim, just sometimes it still hits me and adds to “down days.”

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Transferring Site – Didn’t Go Smoothly – Under Construction – Please read

From Marilyn L. Davis, Editor-in-Chief     Transferring All those Zeros and Ones To all our loyal followers and readers, “I’m sorry.” In transferring to a WordPress blog, some of our posts did not transfer all neat and tidy.  In fact, some look like my nine-year-old grandson wrote them and couldn’t decide the font or […]

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6 Reasons Why Participating in Support Groups is Beneficial

  By: Joni Ogle, LCSW, CSAT “Allow yourself to be an anchor and anchored by others.” ― Asa Don Brown Reasons to Attend Support Group Putting an addiction behind you is often difficult, especially without the right type of support. Although, there are some people who have managed to escape their addiction with very little to no […]

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Addiction: Not In My Neighborhood – Don’t Kid Yourself

When we sanitize the shocking, we can end up not letting people know the extreme measures our children and grandchildren are taking to get high.

Some advocates and speakers with valuable information end up feeling frustrated and stymied when they can’t be as forthcoming as they would like to help people understand the epidemic of addiction. 

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