Guest Writers Wanted to Spread the Message of Recovery

By marilynldavis

From Addict 2 Advocate is growing, publishing guest writers, finding the best information out there to help people get and keep their recovery, and give people support, resources, and time-tested solutions for their problems.

Thursday Truths: Andrea C.

By marilynldavis

My name is Andrea. My clean date is 3/29/10.   Early Rejections and Emotional Voids   I was born in 1980 to a single mother. I was not her first child; my sister is three years older than me and has always taken care of me like a second mother. My grandparents were well off…

Suicide, Overdose, and the Helping Professional

By marilynldavis

“It’s a terrible thing when a human being is lost to suicide or addiction.  Thank God we have wonderful human beings in the addiction recovery industry, helping to change and save lives on a daily basis. I felt led to write this article because a colleague had a client commit suicide last week and I know how hard that type of situation can be.”

MAKE AMENDS

By marilynldavis

To make amends may take effort and gulping down some pride, mustering some courage, and taking an action we’ve been too embarrassed or uncomfortable to take. These feelings are exactly why we should act.