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Your loved one has been exhibiting symptoms of an addiction. You know something needs to be done to help them, but you’re not sure where to start or what to do. Your loved one probably doesn’t see the problem or doesn’t want to acknowledge that...

When you are working your way through treatment and recovery, you may continue to struggle with certain activities. You may need someone to help you with your accountability so you can focus on what you need to do to overcome your addiction and get your...

March is Self-Harm Awareness Month. Self-harm affects people of all ages, although it is primarily thought of as something that only young people do to themselves. For youth and adults in crisis, a self-harm intervention may be necessary for their physical and mental health and...

Transportation can be a challenge when you are completing your addiction treatment and trying to remain sober. Being able to get to and from treatment, as well as to and from other commitments in your life, is a critical piece of your recovery. There are...

The teenage years can be challenging for everyone, including the teen’s family. When your teen shows more than the normal mental health issues around the typical struggles of being a teenager, it might be time to learn more about the underlying causes and seek treatment....

When your loved one is showing signs of a mental health issue, you may be hesitant to do anything that might upset them. You may also be concerned about the stigma of mental health and how that might affect your family. However, when you take...

As a parent, you’ve spent at least 18 years raising your child. You’ve taught them how to dress themselves, how to tie their shoes, how to walk, and how to talk. You have helped prepare them for adulthood. Even as they become adults, and perhaps...

COVID-19 has changed our lives drastically. It’s challenging to list all the ways our lives have been altered because of the pandemic. Many have lost their jobs, everyone has had to contend with isolation, and some are struggling with mental illness and addiction. These are stressful...

The month of December is a time of heavy drug and alcohol use due to festivities and the emotions that accompany holidays. Unfortunately, higher alcohol and substance use rates mean more people will decide to get behind the wheel intoxicated. A DUI is often a...

At Whitman Recovery Service, we would like to wish everyone in recovery a safe and sober Thanksgiving week. We understand that significant holidays can be challenging for people working a program. This Thanksgiving is even more difficult due to COVID-19. If you have been following the...

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