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ADDICTION & RECOVERY

Attachment Theory, DBT and the Importance of Community in Recovery: a Q & A with Mark Sturgeon, LCSW, DBT Therapist

By Andree Corroon September 21, 2018

Mark  Sturgeon joined Freedom Institute in 2013, bringing to the team more than 20 years of experience working with individuals and families struggling with the disease of substance abuse and addiction.  Trained in Psychoanalysis, DBT and the field of attachment theory, he understands that chemical dependency is a disease of isolation and that recovery happens […]

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ADDICTION & RECOVERY

Freedom Institute Now Hosting a Weekly Open AA Meeting

By Peter Lazar September 11, 2018

Beginning Tuesday, September 18th, and every Tuesday at 6:30 thereafter, Freedom Institute will host a weekly Alcoholics Anonymous Open Beginners Meeting called ‘A New Freedom’.  The meeting is designated as an open meeting, which anyone is welcome to attend. Open meetings are for those identifying as alcoholic, as well as a chance for individuals who have been on the fence […]

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FREEDOM INSTITUTE’S SUMMER 2018 TOPICS IS HERE!

By Andree Corroon June 13, 2018

Freedom Institute’s TOPICS SUMMER 2018 edition will be arriving in mailboxes shortly. If you can’t wait, click the link to download a printable version.  In this issue, we explore the power of collaboration in the work we do at Freedom Institute, and in recovery in general. We understand that recovery is not one-size-fits-all and we work […]

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The Value of Desperation

By Bob Miller January 19, 2018

Since 2012, Bob Miller has been Chairman of the Board, Freedom Institute, the non-profit recovery center founded by his mother in 1976.  Under his leadership, Freedom Institute has kept pace with the newest modalities in evidence-based treatment and the changing landscape of substance abuse prevention and recovery to become one of the leading non-profit, out-patient […]

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Multi-Family Therapy Group

By editor10022 December 19, 2017

As part of our existing morning intensive outpatient program (MIOP) for adults, Freedom Institute has introduced a multi-family therapy group which meets once during each MIOP (8-week) cycle. Our supportive approach aims to help families relate to others who also are struggling with the impact of substance abuse on the family system. Our goal is […]

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