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ADDICTION & RECOVERY

Is There Anything Funny About Recovery?

By Andree Corroon September 23, 2019

A Q & A WITH PLAYWRIGHT, SEAN DANIELS, ON HIS LATEST PLAY, THE WHITE CHIP What it feels like to be controlled by addiction Sean Daniels, playwright, eight years sober today Really? A comedy about drying out? Can we actually have a sense of humor about addiction and recovery?  Sean Daniels thinks so. From October […]

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ADDICTION & RECOVERY

How to Support a Newly Sober Loved One

By editor10022 September 17, 2019

Photo by Milan Popovic At Freedom Institute, we often hear clients in treatment confess to feeling discouraged by a lack of support from their family or friends for their recovery efforts.  They struggle with well-meaning loved ones, who on the one hand are encouraging them to get well and stop using, but on the other […]

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Inside Freedom Institute

Meet the Freedom Institute Team: Tessa Kleeman, LMHC

By Peter Lazar August 21, 2019

So many of us have been touched in some way by the disease of addiction and know that it is a disease of isolation. Overcoming it is no small feat.  Freedom Institute is more than just a treatment program; it’s a place where people learn how to reclaim their lives and connect with others.   […]

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Families in Recovery

“I Need Help” – Elton John, Hero of Hope

By Andree Corroon May 29, 2019

In early March, I attended Elton John’s Farewell Yellow Brick Road Concert at the Barclay Center. I love Elton John and I love his music. His songs are the sound track of my life. Your Song is the song I sang to my babies every night as I rocked them to sleep. I had the good […]

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