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What can you find in the Library?

We’d like the Library to be a one-stop shop for information and resources on addiction, treatment, and recovery. We’ll be building sections for different types of media, topic areas, and audiences, just like a real-world library.

You can view the complete feed of all RecoverySI articles, resources, videos and more here.

Check out our first “New Addition”–the Bookshelf!

Running for Recovery

December 13, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

It’s difficult to gab or text with your friends or play Candy Crush while you’re struggling to assume the yoga position.

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The Journey of the Heroic Parent

December 10, 2018 by Brad Reedy

Before trying to change behavior, we would be best served to listen to what their behavior is trying to teach us.

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Trauma and Memory

November 8, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

In fact, it’s often difficult to convince the trauma patient to seek treatment, in part because of fear of having to re-experience the event.

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New Life, New You, New Job

August 30, 2018 by Rufus Carter

Rebuilding trust is no easy feat but if you have a friend or family member willing to let you crash on the couch, you will have to do just that temporarily.

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Why Addiction is a Family Disease

August 9, 2018 by Matthew Boyle

Partners of addicted people may have difficulty leaving or setting boundaries because they do not wish to be rejected or hated by their partner.

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Stop Thinking Like That

May 21, 2018 by Jason Hyland

Nine months ago I was rummaging through your garbage for 5¢ cans. Today I am an author.

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In the News: A Truly Costly Epidemic

December 11, 2017 by C. Scott McMillin

In this most recent example, the funds aren’t there. No new money attached.

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Relapse is Not Failure

June 22, 2017 by Parker Horveath

I felt detached from life and the people around me. I felt like a failure, but I had no other choice but to get back on my feet and try again.

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Crime- the Lifestyle

March 9, 2017 by C. Scott McMillin

Young man wearing handcuffs, sitting back againts a wall, looking angry.

That’s why drug treatment may reduce crime, but doesn’t always eliminate it.

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Mandated vs. Voluntary Treatment

March 2, 2017 by C. Scott McMillin

I suspect that the methodology for measuring success was far too narrow. Focused entirely on crime, they missed a host of other gains from participation in treatment.

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