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PSA Reveals the 9 Truths About Eating Disorders

Keanu Reeves and Lily Collins will soon be starring in a new “dramedy” film about eating disorders titled “To the Bone.” The film is written and directed by Marti Noxon who struggled with eating disorders is her early years. In honor of the first-ever World Eating Disorders Action Day, a PSA was published that raises . . . . Continue Reading


The Transformation of Drug Prevention Programs

Do you remember a police officer coming to your school and raising awareness about never doing drugs? If you do, you probably were in school around the time when schools all across the country participated in D.A.R.E programs as part of the “Just Say No” campaign. The campaign was initiated as part of the U.S. “War . . . . Continue Reading


Twitter Hashtag Raises Awareness on Eating Disorders and Body Image

Author: Shernide Delva Body image issues, specifically among women,  have gained significant amounts of media attention in the past few years. More women who were afraid to expose their vulnerabilities are now fearless to admit that they struggle with body insecurities on a regular basis. People who were once afraid know they are not alone. . . . . Continue Reading


Instagram Promotes #Healthy VS #Skinny

Social Media can sometimes feel like you’re staring into a sea of judging faces from a stage of self-mutilation, especially for people suffering from eating disorders, and a format like Instagram can seem like an endless gallery of body shaming and traumatic triggers with so many images and promotions perpetuating the misconception of the ‘perfect . . . . Continue Reading


F.A.I.T.H. – 5 Questions You Should Ask Yourself EVERY DAY

Every day is its own story, an important piece of the journey that both reveals and recreates who we are and what we contribute to the grand scheme of life. It has been said that every day is a gift, and for those of us in recovery from alcoholism or addiction this could not be . . . . Continue Reading


What is ‘Terminal Uniqueness’ and How Can I Know If I Have It?

What is Terminal Uniqueness? As someone recovering from substance abuse and addiction, I can say that I personally have dealt with periods of what is called ‘Terminal Uniqueness’ (also referred to as personal exceptionalism). This is the false belief that the situation an addict or alcoholic is facing is unlike anything other addicts or alcoholics . . . . Continue Reading


Creating Healthy Boundaries vs. Being Selfish: 5 Ways to Know the Difference

  Being selfish is one of the things we as addicts and alcoholics are best at. We like to think of ourselves in almost every aspect and justify it in any way we can. It can be positive or negative, and we can even convince ourselves we are being humble or helpful but in many . . . . Continue Reading


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