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Let Recovery Help You Create a Life You Love

 I remember when I used to look at other people who seemed to have their lives together and actually seemed happy. I would observe them closely because there was a part of me that thought for sure they were faking their happiness. Nobody could really be super happy, right? I certainly wasn’t and I felt like I tried and tried to be.

Finding Your Voice in Recovery

 Many times newcomers in recovery programs come in and resist getting involved, or even getting close to other people.  They’ve been hurt. They’re in pain. They are just trying to make sense of their new life without alcohol or drugs. We’ve all been there.  At one time or another we might have thought we knew it all, but when our security (the substance) is gone, many of us lose our confidence and our voice.

How Many Times Is Too Many For Rehab?

 Plenty of men and women attend rehab time and time again thinking that “this will be my last time”, but upon leaving they find themselves using again sooner or later. After so many times they may begin wondering if rehab really works or are they just really messed up? They wonder how many times is too many for rehab?

Toxic Relationships and Addiction

 Toxic relationships are more common than most people know.  A toxic relationship is simply a relationship that involves negative patterns and cycles that involve control, jealousy, selfishness, manipulation, and more.  It is toxicity intertwined between two people trying to have a relationship.

BIS KIDS | Teaching Skills for a Drug Free Future

Every once in a while I come across a person, a community, or organization that peaks my interest, makes me stop in my tracks and take notice. Actually, working in the field of addiction recovery, even at the level I do, I engage with people in the sober community a lot. But, nothing turns my head and makes me take notice than working with kids’ programs.

30TH Anniversary Interview with Lionel S.

Pat Moore Foundation celebrated 30th years on October 18, 2013, and in honor of that remarkable milestone we thought it would be interesting to hear/read about alumni and employees of Pat Moore Foundation. Some even fall into both categories!

Recovery Rob, our content man and premiere blogger, took the liberty to lead the Q&A on this bright and warm day. We were thrilled with the outcome! This second interview is with Lionel S., and employee with Pat Moore Foundation. He speaks about his own experience, strength, hope, and what Pat Moore Foundation means to him today.

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