Morning Roundup: Oct. 9, 2019

Rutgers coach shares daughter’s heroin struggle. Young Brits create safe and sober space for marginalized people. Black Sabbath guitarist supports James Hetfield’s recovery.

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Post-Kavanaugh, Women’s Self-Care Needs to Lose the Alcohol

Alcohol, when construed as the first or best line of self-care, actually renders us less effective in resisting an exploitive system that makes legal space for our bodies to be legislated, controlled, and raped. “Should…

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Microaggressions: How Subconscious Biases Affect Recovery

An example of a microaggression in the recovery universe: someone from NA asks someone who’s considering Suboxone: “Are you in denial? A drug is a drug is a drug.” No malicious intent is involved, but…

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Embracing Pride and the LGBT+ Community in Recovery

“The sense of having two selves was the root of my addiction, especially in the beginning. It was exhausting to play a role I didn’t want.” Ten years ago, I was both terrified and ecstatic…

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