RESOURCES – Blogs

“So she packed up her potential and all that she had learned, grabbed a colorful scarf and a cute pair of boots, and headed out to change a few things.”

~ Leigh Standley
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Sandy Swenson – Dandelion Strong blog
We may often feel fragile, but we are strong. And we are many.
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Katie Donovan
A Mother’s Addiction Journey.
BALM Blog — Be A Loving Mirror
Help for families struggling with addiction.
Center for Motivation and Change: Blog for Individuals and Families
Our goal? Better, more effective and more respectful treatment for people struggling with substance use, as well as their families.
Lisa Hillman
A Story of Hope for Parents with an Addicted Child.
Recovery of the Spirit
Marilea C. Rabasa, M.A. envisions a world where the shame and stigma of addiction is replaced by understanding that addiction is a brain disease, compassion for those affected by it, and government intervention in support of treatment.
She Recovers
An international movement of women (self-identified) in or seeking recovery from a wide variety of issues, including substance use disorders and other behavioral health issues, trauma, abuse, codependency, cancer, grief, low self-esteem, perfectionism and other life challenges.
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Cathy Taughinbaugh
Helping Parents Find Peace.
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Maureen Cavanaugh — Magnolia Beginnings
A Mother’s Journey Through Her Daughter’s Opioid Addiction.
Breaking the Cycles with Lisa Frederiksen
Breaking The Cycles with Lisa Frederiksen simplifies breakthrough brain, addiction, secondhand drinking, mental health, toxic stress, ACEs (adverse childhood experiences) and related research since 2008.
Libby Cataldi: Thursday Meditations
I write to understand my life, my family, my world. I write about addiction, my Italian heritage, my relationship with my grandmother and mother. I write with the hope that you will find yourself in my stories.
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Open Sky Blog with Victoria Stith
Are you ready to find peace of mind and freedom again? Stepping out of the madness of addiction is the most helpful thing you can do for your child.
Seeking Serenity
Three parents journey through their children’s addictions.