Memorial Day and the Addiction Battle

One of the Most Sacred Days of the Year

Yesterday we celebrated Memorial Day, which means a much anticipated 3-day weekend that occurs every year right around the end of school and the start of summer. It means camping, BBQs, yard work and family get-togethers. But for many, it means a whole lot more than that—especially […]

By |May 28th, 2019|Recovery Blog|Comments Off on Memorial Day and the Addiction Battle

No Matter How Deep and Dark the Hell of Addiction: There IS a WAY OUT!—Chad Lundell Interview

The Dark Hell of Addiction

Chad Lundell talks raw and real about his journey from the dark pit of addiction to the love and light of recovery. During his darkest times, Chad was using and dealing daily. This led to the destruction of family and friend relationships, a complete loss of peace, purpose and self-worth, and […]

By |May 21st, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on No Matter How Deep and Dark the Hell of Addiction: There IS a WAY OUT!—Chad Lundell Interview

Addicted Mothers

Mother’s Day was yesterday and a real mix of emotions for addicted mothers. At Action Recovery, we find great satisfaction in helping people from all walks of life break free from addiction, and some of our greatest joy comes when we help addicted mothers escape the hell of addiction and reclaim their lives for themselves […]

By |May 13th, 2019|Recovery Blog|Comments Off on Addicted Mothers

Addiction—Seeking Pleasure or Avoiding Pain?

Hi, this is Rick Visser. In my 30 plus years as a substance abuse counselor, I have often heard professionals and recovering addicts express the belief that drug and alcohol addiction are primarily about people running away from, avoiding and self-medicating the stress, pain and pressures of life. While I believe that […]

By |May 7th, 2019|Recovery Blog|Comments Off on Addiction—Seeking Pleasure or Avoiding Pain?