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The Time Travelers: Making Changes that Matter


Have you ever woken up with regret gnawing in your stomach? Do you think about your past choices with a strong resentment toward your past self? Those in recovery have countless experiences like this. Anyone who is trying to make … Continue reading

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“Essential Recovery Tool: The Self-Compassion Break” by Forest Benedict, MA, SATP-C


Self-compassion is gaining momentum in the addiction recovery field as an effective intervention with multiple benefits. Over a hundred journal articles point to conclusive results that self-compassion is “predictive of psychological well-being” (Dr Kristin Neff) in many areas. You may … Continue reading

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YouthSTAR Parent Night: How Pornography Use Effects the Brain


This week we had the privilege of hosting our first parent night for our YouthSTAR program. The lesson was on how pornography use changes and harms the teenage brain. We featured this insightful video by a highly knowledgeable neurosurgeon, Dr … Continue reading

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