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ADDICTION & RECOVERY

The Irrelevance of the Marijuana Debate

By editor10022 August 14, 2017

The marijuana debate – legal or not legal, gateway drug or not a gateway drug, medicinal drug or addictive drug –  is irrelevant when it comes to children and the developing brain.  Marijuana with its THC content is a drug and a new study shows that there has been a 133% increase in the past 11 […]

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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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ADDICTION & RECOVERY

Freedom Institute offers a new Early Recovery Group Therapy

By Peter Lazar June 29, 2017

Since its founding in 1976, Freedom Institute has offered the highest caliber of clinical programming when it comes to the treatment of Substance Use Disorders. In our constant effort to evolve and serve our community, we are pleased to offer our new Early Recovery Group, facilitated by Alex Dayton, LMHC. This group is for adult […]

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DID YOU HEAR? FREEDOM INSTITUTE’S SPRING GALA 2017 WAS SO MUCH FUN!

By Andree Corroon June 27, 2017

Everyone agrees that this year’s Freedom Institute Spring Gala 2017 was one of our best events ever — a high-energy evening, buzzing with glamour, guest stars and VIPs who made the event and our organization shine. The Board of Freedom Institute extends a huge thanks to our gala co-chairs, Jessica and Colin Ambrose, Tracy and Robert Boyle, Christopher […]

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