Families in Recovery

Recovery is rarely a solitary process.

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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Families in Recovery

Money and Its Impact on Mental Health

By Alex Dayton May 23, 2017

Year after year individuals rank money as their number one stressor and yet it’s a subject that is often avoided and given minimal attention in therapy and treatment. Individuals in therapy feel comfortable talking about a range of issues. Money is more commonly not one of them. Ask a client their annual salary and you’re […]

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ADDICTION & RECOVERY

APRIL IS ALCOHOL AWARENESS MONTH

By Andree Corroon April 21, 2017

Each April since 1987, the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. (NCADD) has sponsored Alcohol Awareness Month to increase public awareness and understanding, reduce stigma and encourage local communities to focus on alcoholism and alcohol-related issues. This year’s theme, “Connecting the Dots: Opportunities for Recovery,” is aimed at educating people about the treatment […]

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ADDICTION & RECOVERY

Get FITT with the Freedom Intensive Treatment Team

By Frank Wells April 21, 2017

We recently sat down for a Q&A about our FITT program with Frank Wells, MSW, Freedom Institute’s Senior Family Therapist and FITT Coordinator.  In addition to being our primary FITT Coordinator, Frank provides family, couples and individual therapy and facilitates therapeutic support groups for spouses and parents in families suffering from the effects of addiction. He also […]

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ADDICTION & RECOVERY

Today’s Pot Topic in Family Therapy

By Courtney Schiffrin March 6, 2017

by Courtney Stursberg Schiffrin, LCSW A family therapist at Freedom Institute, Courtney earned her Masters in Social Work from New York University and her Certificate in Family Therapy from the Ackerman Institute for the Family. She specializes in working with adolescents, adults, couples, and families managing mood, anxiety, substance use, and personality disorders. The subject […]

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