Dayton Daily News // By Katie Wedell Greg Shaffer of Washington Courthouse said his road to addiction began in his early 20s when he enrolled in culinary school and began working in restaurants. He’d been married, become a father and gotten divorced by the age of 22, so he was ready to party when he…

CantonRep.com / By Jolene Limbacher / August 7, 2018 Tina Levene is coming home, and she couldn’t be happier. The motivational speaker and Christian comedian known for overcoming personal despair and near destruction will celebrate the publication of her fifth book at a book launch party at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Lions Lincoln Theatre.…

SMART Recovery // Green-In-MI, SMART Recovery Online Member SMARTies who participate in SMART Recovery Online (SROL) will sooner or later hear me sing the praises of exercise as an integral part of recovery. For me, exercise is a valuable Vitally Absorbing Creative Interest (VACI) as well as something that provides a host of side benefits.…

the fix // By Boozemusings Co. If you’ve ever given up drinking you will have read a myriad of articles proclaiming how fabulous life is without booze: words of hope, words of praise, page upon page of unimaginable achievement. Since I stopped drinking 4.5 years ago I’ve become increasingly aware that these articles are pretty…

The Fix // By Victor Yocco Entering sobriety with the expectation you are making up for something wrong is not doing it for yourself. There’s a big difference between swearing off drinking because you hurt someone, and swearing off drinking because you see no other options in life. Getting sober is one of the hardest…

Shatterproof // James Cardamone // February 22, 2018 Today, I am one year sober from drugs and alcohol. I’m writing this post with the hope that it will help at least one person out there. For those closest to me, it was no secret that I had struggled for years, and by the end of…