Recovery Month-Find Time to Support Peers

Often, individuals who experience a mental and/or substance use disorder feel isolated and alone. Yet, every year millions of Americans experience these conditions. It’s imperative that we offer support to individuals facing mental and/or substance use disorders. In fact, we need to create environments and relationships that promote acceptance. Support from peers is essential to…

If an alcoholic is unwilling to get help…

If an alcoholic is unwilling to get help, what can you do about it? This can be a challenge. An alcoholic can’t be forced to get help except under certain circumstances, such as a violent incident that results in court-ordered treatment or a medical emerge.   But you don’t have to wait for someone to…