Back in March of 2017, Academy Award-winning actor, screenwriter, and producer Ben Affleck had made a powerful public statement about completing alcohol addiction treatment. After years of on-and-off struggles with his alcoholism, it seemed that the Batman actor was on... Learn MoreWhat Is the Real Measure of Success in Recovery?
Author: Justin Mckibben Working in the blogging and social media sector of the world-wide web you get to see a lot of differences of opinion on a lot of topics; from the most mainstream to the most infamously controversial. In... Learn MoreSober Club Life: My Experience and a New Miami Event
[caption id="attachment_21378" align="aligncenter" width="457"] (This content is being used for illustrative purposes only; any person depicted in the content is a model)[/caption] Author: Justin Mckibben Probably one of the biggest misconceptions of recovery for people on the outside looking in,... Learn MoreWhat is Alcoholism and How Does Treatment Help?
[caption id="attachment_21122" align="aligncenter" width="457"] (This content is being used for illustrative purposes only; any person depicted in the content is a model)[/caption] Author: Justin Mckibben Alcoholism is a term that has been around for quite a long time, but over... Learn MoreThe Genetic and Psychologocial Science in Each of the 12 Steps
Author: Justin Mckibben Here we are going to discuss some expert opinion on the molecular neurobiological aspects of each of The 12 Step Program. Understanding of the neuro-molecular biological keystones of The 12 Steps may actually be an important step... Learn MoreInside the Surgeon General’s Report: 78 Die Every Day From Opioids Alone
Author: Shernide Delva Last week, the U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy released the first comprehensive report on alcohol, drugs, and health reaffirming what many in the recovery community already know: addiction is a disease, treatment is effective, and recovery is... Learn MoreHelp Palm Partners Alumni Raise Awareness in NYC Marathon
[caption id="attachment_20546" align="aligncenter" width="464"] Matt Williams, Palm Partner Alumni[/caption] Author: Shernide Delva Matt Williams is a Palm Partners alumni with over 6.5 years of sobriety under his belt. After going through treatment at Palm Partners, Williams was hired as an... Learn MoreDrug Addiction: Is It an Allergy or Not?
Author: Shernide Delva A common way to explain addiction is to describe it as an allergy. Not everyone who does drugs will become addicted. Just like not everyone who eats a peanut will have an allergic reaction. The general understanding... Learn MoreMedical Schools Try Substituting Opioids With Nerve Blocks
[caption id="attachment_20429" align="aligncenter" width="382"] (This content is being used for illustrative purposes only; any person depicted in the content is a model)[/caption] Author: Shernide Delva A discovery may help keep patients off addictive opioids while still providing the pain... Learn MoreWant Success? Avoid These Five Sentences.
Author: Shernide Delva What is the key to success? Everyone wants to know but the reality is the journey to success is not easy. Many articles have noted the different ways successful people think that makes them different from the... Learn MoreRacists Anonymous Uses 12 Steps to Fight Racism
Author: Justin Mckibben As hard as it is to admit, that's the first step. Once upon a time the forces of evil gave us this great conspiracy that we are separate; the truth is we never were. We have been... Learn More3 Ways to Build Mental Muscle in Recovery
[caption id="attachment_20185" align="aligncenter" width="419"] (This content is being used for illustrative purposes only; any person depicted in the content is a model)[/caption] Author: Justin Mckibben When we ease our way out of the mental fog that is created in active... Learn More