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Wellness

Principles of Adult Behavior

By Andree Corroon April 18, 2018

A recent list entitled the Principles of Adult Behavior by John Perry Barlow (October 3, 1947 – February 7, 2018) was flying around on social media.  Barlow was an American poet and essayist, a cattle rancher, and a political activist who had been associated with both the Democratic and Republican parties. He was also a lyricist for […]

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Wellness

There is nothing funny about drugs or anxiety

By Andree Corroon February 19, 2018

I love the Olympics. And I love Olympic athletes. I am in awe of how hard they work to achieve their goals, how much they sacrifice to be the best in the world. I admire how they train and live cleanly to attain physical and mental health so their bodies can achieve feats very few […]

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Families in Recovery

Teaching Empathy through Psychodrama: A Q&A with Anne Bresnahan, CASAC-G, Adult Counselor

By Anne Bresnahan October 23, 2017

Anne Bresnahan has worked in the field of addiction with both adults and adolescents for over 20 years. She joined Freedom Institute as an Adult Counselor in 2013 to lead our Psychodrama Program. Anne brings her love for and training in Psychodrama, Sociometry and Group Psychotherapy to her role and utilizes Motivational Interviewing, CBT and […]

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ADDICTION & RECOVERY

12 Steps: A Design for Life

By Andree Corroon August 11, 2017

“EVERYONE should try doing a 12-Steps Program. The world would be a better place. More people would say sorry. Honesty and unselfishness would be more common.” I am not in recovery, but I am familiar with the 12 Steps. People close to me have successfully achieved sobriety through AA, and working on the non-clinical side […]

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ADDICTION & RECOVERY

What’s Your Rock Bottom?

By Bob Miller July 6, 2017

Bob Miller has been Chairman of Freedom Institute’s Board of Directors since 2012, and as the son of its founder, Mona Mansell, intimately involved with the organization since its inception in 1976.  A media entrepreneur and business executive with more than 40 years of professional experience, Bob brings his business acumen and strategic vision to […]

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