For people in early recovery, holidays like Memorial Day Weekend can be especially challenging to maintain sobriety. Most of that stems from cultural traditions tied to the holiday. Many of those traditions involve alcoholic beverages, lake time with friends and BBQs. Still, it is possible and fulfilling to spend the annual memorial holiday sober. A […]
Each day, nurses working in the addiction treatment field provide direct care to patients with a substance use disorder (SUD). Nurses play an essential role in helping SUD patients find healing in treatment and hope in recovery. The work, while fulfilling, requires meaningful self-care strategies to ensure dedicated nurses take care of their own well-being […]
By Javier Ley, DPC, LCAC When I moved to a rural area two years ago to work for Valley Hope, a drug and alcohol addiction treatment organization, little did I realize that I would see a resurgence of problems related to meth and other stimulants. While the opioid epidemic has received much of the national […]
Getting high. That’s all I thought about until I was so high everything just faded away. It got so bad the father of my kids locked me out of our house.
My addiction left me feeling alone. I thought there was nobody to talk to when there really was. I lost control over myself and realized that I needed help. Valley Hope showed me that I wasn’t alone.
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