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Recipe for Recovery: 12 Step Mix

“Serenity!” If you have ever attended a committee meeting within the anonymous fellowships you’ve heard it shouted (ironically) from the back of the room. Certainly, if you’ve attended any 12-Step meeting, then you’ve heard the prayer: God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I

Recovery Month 2016: Health and Fitness Program

About Our Health and Fitness Program Most people are aware of the countless benefits exercise can provide to their health, mental wellness, and overall life, but most are not aware of the impact of exercise on those in recovery from drug and alcohol addiction.  An exercise program in early recovery has been proven to reduce

My History Will Not Be My Destiny: Jake the Snake’s Road to Sobriety

Jake “The Snake” Roberts was one of the major stars of professional wrestling in the 1980s and 1990s. His ring name refers to his habit of bringing live snakes to the arena, the most famous one being a python named Damien. Like many of his wrestling colleagues, Jake Roberts was hiding a serious substance use