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  • Christy Crandell
    Revealing ‘anonymous people’ to help cyber-powered youth choose to be sober
    Last Wed. evening at Rocklin High School, the Coalition for Placer Youth, Full Circle Treatment Center and Community Recovery Resources organized a town hall forum on the social value of recovery through the testimonies of people who have overcome...
  • Funding for BP oil spill recovery environmental projects tops $34 million
    Funding for BP oil spill recovery environmental projects tops $34 million
    The 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico caused extensive damage to the marine environment of Gulf coast states. As a remedy to current environmental harm and to reduce the risk of future harm of natural resources the National...
  • Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center lauded for heart failure care
    Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center lauded for heart failure care
    On November 13, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center announced that it had received the American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines®–Heart Failure Gold-Plus Quality Achievement Award, The medical center was honored for...
  • Rivka Sheehan
    Hemp Talk with bulimia and anorexia survivor Rivka Sheehan
    Ms. Rivka Sheehan—a beautiful Israeli-American anorexia survivor—kinda possesses the same adorable characteristics, as does Tess McGill—the sweet and lovable downtrodden secretary—who was superbly portrayed by Melanie...
  • 12 step programs can offer support for recovery from abuse
    Support for recovery from abuse can be found in a 12 step program
    We hear it all the time. Whether you are living with an abuser, in process of leaving an abuser, or getting your life back together after an abusive relationship you need support. But what exactly does that mean? Where can you find the support you...
  • Running with the dog
    I was wondering, ...
    Curiosity got the better of me, one evening, as I took Lucky on a walk for the first time since my motorcycle collision. It had been about a month, since my operations to mend my broken leg and to pin my ankle back together. I had been walking...
  • Brandi Glanville
    ‘RHOBH’ star Brandi Glanville gives statement: ‘Long road ahead to recovery’
    “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” star Brandi Glanville has been staying in Sacramento over the past couple of days, because her father has been going through a rough time. He was admitted to the hospital and had an open heart...
  • Healing Yoga on the Beach
    Love Touch Sex And Recovery
    Where There Is Love There IS A Way. I have discovered that love is the answer to any question and the solution to any problem. When we see a person who is thinking and behaving in an unloving, hurtful or destructive way, we can be sure that this...
  • Scariness
    It takes courage
    From where do you draw your daily strength? Are you crediting yourself for the courage you muster to brave each and every day? Yes, whether you feel like it or not, it takes courage to put one foot in front of the other and push forward into life...
  • Eating Recovery Center Behavioral Health at Pine
    Eating disorder education and resources
    When it comes to health and wellness, knowledge is power. I believe this adage to be particularly true when it comes to eating disorder awareness, prevention, diagnosis and treatment. Eating disorders are complex illnesses rooted in biology and...
  • The Sex Addiction Epidemic
    Women & Sex Addiction; Aphrodite's Wound
    “ Who am I? I am Sugar. I am what you would call a fallen woman. But I assure you I did not fall. I was pushed.” ― Michel Faber, The Crimson Petal and the WhiteThe story of Aphrodite, the Goddess of love, seduction, sex, beauty and...
  • Chris Herren
    Grand Opening of Sacramento Treatment Program Makes an Immediate Impact
    Valley Recovery Center of California (Valley) held its Grand Opening event at the Guild Theater Friday, September 5th, after an official ribbon cutting ceremony on-site at the facility. While also celebrating the 25th year of National Recovery...
  • Keep fighting Schumi
    Michael Schumacher leaves his hospital bed for home
    The BBC news is reporting that earlier today (Sept. 9, 2014) that former Formula 1 champion Michael Schumacher is finally returning physically to his home 9 months after suffering serious trauma to his head that caused him to be medially induced...
  • Life ongoing
    Life and death ongoing throughout recovery : A Lament
    Death in recovery is never easy. I realize this is the understatement of the year as it comes to newsflashes in the various recovery and 12-Step circles I run in, and also one that is obvious. In the midst of trying to first break into recovery,...
  • Obama gives speech at Laborfest
    Obama congratulates himself for worst recovery since Great Depression
    As Obama spent Labor Day patting himself on the back for almost single-handedly obliterating so many jobs that 11 million unemployed Americans stopped bothering to even look for work (and are thus no longer counted as 'unemployed'), nearly...