Recovery in TV and Film

Recovery in TV and Film

As winter drags on, aren’t we all finding ourselves spending more hours in front of the TV? And while you’re there, have you been noticing all the addiction and recovery storylines? Without revealing any spoilers, the shows This Is Us and Teen Mom are both featuring...
How to Let Go of Resentment

How to Let Go of Resentment

Learning how to let go of resentment can be a real struggle. Many people struggling come into alcohol or drug addiction treatment with some apprehension: What will it be like to live without the drug of choice? What will it be like to attend meetings, participate in...

Video: You Gotta Have Faith

Whether you’re looking for a well-deserved Friday dance break or a tune to remind you to be “a strong man baby” and “wait for something more,” here’s some George (RIP) to kick off the weekend. Renascent AlumniMembers of Renascent's...
Alumni Perspective: No Recovering Addict is an Island

Alumni Perspective: No Recovering Addict is an Island

by Tim (Sullivan) “And then my obsession to drink was lifted.” I’ve been in program for a couple of years now and have heard this said on a number of occasions by different people. I don’t question anyone who says it, but I do know that it hasn’t happened to me, at...

Video: How to ask for help, and why it’s awesome

In this episode we’re going to talk about something that’s hard for all of us to do: it can be so hard to ask for help. How do you do it, and why should you? We all need help — there’s no such thing as a self-made person; every single person that you...