Stigma, NIMBY, and When to Quit Being Anonymous

By marilynldavis

I always find it amazing that we choose to be anonymous in our recovery when our actions in our use were so public. ~Marilyn Davis, speech celebrating 20 years at HALT Club, 2008

We’re Women in Recovery: Why Are We Still Labeled Whores?

By Christine Campbell

As a female, I have been called by and answered to, many  labels and descriptors.  Some have vanished from our politically correct vocabulary as well they should have; others, however, have cropped up and taken their place, only to be disparaged enough that they are now uttered by the truly brave or truly ignorant.