Americans & Addiction: An Unfortunate Association

Taking a look at everyday Americans’ experiences with addictionIn 2018, a study was conducted to see how many Americans knew someone in the throes of addiction, or were themselves. Astonishingly, 40% of participants responded with a yes. Another 41% of them knew...

Mom, Your Pain Has Become My Own

By an anonymous child of an addict   I love you But you were terrible And I fear sometimes that I’ll become a worse version of you I hate the fact that you tore our family apart   What I learned from you Well, I learned how to pretend Learned how to keep...

Kristina Flores Scholarship Awarded to Leonardo Acosta

True North Recovery Services has awarded the $1,000 Kristina Flores Overcoming All Odds Scholarship to Leonardo Acosta, a senior at Annapolis Senior High School in Annapolis, MD. Mr. Acosta’s determination and perseverance through his voice and his community...

Treating the Trauma: The Aftermath of Camp Fire 2018

This is what the most destructive wildfire in California history looks like. Spanning an area of nearly 240 square miles, the Camp Fire did $16.5 billion of damage in the 17 days it ravaged Butte County. Worse still is the human impact of a disaster visible from...