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Some Hard Truths for Parents of Addicts

Never give up if they constantly turn help away, you never know when they might have a change of heart and be able to accept help.
  • December 10, 2018

Medical Detox: Separating the Myths from Facts

If you are thinking about entering into a drug detoxification program, it is important that you understand the difference between myths and facts.
  • December 03, 2018

Courage, My Friend

The emotions run rampant, and even though you have courage for facing your demons and choosing to recover, that does not mean even one little bit that it is easy.
  • November 26, 2018

Trusting the Process

There is a great deal of respect and admiration owed to the individual who lets go of their addiction and finds the courage to fix the areas in their life that the addiction damaged.
  • November 19, 2018

Allowing Yourself To Feel Emotion

People who suffer from any sort of addiction don’t do so because it’s fun, or because it’s a game. No one chooses an addiction.
  • November 12, 2018

Understanding and Coping with Depression

Depression is about loneliness and isolation, but also knowing you should get up and do something, but feeling completely immobile and helpless. It’s heavy.
  • November 05, 2018

Strong Takes on a New Meaning

One who suffers with the burden of a mental or behavioral health diagnosis, but who doesn’t break. Who has bad days, or weeks, or months, but who doesn’t give up.
  • October 29, 2018

Forgiveness Is Not Just For Others

You are Good. You are Beautiful. You are Imperfect, but you are Okay. You deserve recovery. You deserve life. You deserve forgiveness.
  • October 22, 2018

Always Evolving

You may find yourself often saying, “Allow me to reintroduce myself.  This is who I am now.  And I am proud of it.”
  • October 15, 2018

Fun In Recovery

If you love to use your body to enjoy the outdoors, or to feel strong, or brave, or to just have fun, then Shadow Mountain is a perfect fit for you.
  • October 08, 2018