RECOVERY ROCKS
    Hannah Gadsby became one of my personal heroes in just over an hour last night. Her Netflix comedy special, Nanette is a gutsy triumph of breaking down barriers by sharing personal experiences. As a therapist, I’ve seen countless examples of how folks use humor to deal… Read More
    CATCHING HEALTH
    Have some fun and move your body. That's what Dance Mile is all about. The Portland (Maine) Dance Mile is happening Saturday, July 14. Don't miss the chance to dance joyfully through the streets of Portland with 500 of your neighbors! Read More
    RECOVERY ROCKS
    One of the greatest tragedies of human existence is when a person lives with shame – not for what we have done, but for what was done to us. There’s an expression in AA that, “We’re only as sick as our secrets.” For as much as… Read More
    CATCHING HEALTH
    As the temperature rises here in Maine, so does the level of ozone. High levels can make it harder to breathe. The best advice is to take it easy and stay cool. You can also sign up for EnviroFlash so you'll know when the air quality may be bad. Learn more from Catching Health. Read More
    RECOVERY ROCKS
    I live in a world full of unwritten rules. My goal is to break as many of them as possible. Somewhere in a sociology class, I developed a fascination with the countless ways in which we are socialized to behave. A wise professor asked if we… Read More
    RECOVERY ROCKS
    As a clinician and recovery coach, one of the greatest inspirations I draw from is the resilience embodied by those I serve. Despite unimaginable suffering, folks carry on, overcome, and eventually flourish. I never cease to be amazed. Supporting addiction recovery requires baring witness to suffering,… Read More