Monthly Archives: September 2015

‘It took all my morals’: Heroin addict looks back on hellish existence

By |2018-10-23T17:44:34+00:00September 17th, 2015|Miscellaneous|

St. Joseph Institute Alumnus Drew Reed is featured in The Harrisburg Patriot article highlighting the ongoing painkiller-heroin addiction crisis in the state of Pennsylvania and beyond, the challenges facing addicts for decent and affordable treatment options and the individual triumph of one tenacious young man.

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Practicing Recovery: Forgiveness

By |2018-10-23T17:46:25+00:00September 14th, 2015|Practicing Recovery|

How many times have you looked in a mirror and felt disappointment? We all have complaints about our physical selves, and for many of us, our disappointment runs deeper, to the ways we think, feel, and act. This disappointment leads us to harm ourselves, whether it’s by eating too much, not sleeping enough, over-exercising, letting [...]

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Family Recovery: Establishing Boundaries

By |2018-10-23T17:47:24+00:00September 10th, 2015|Family Resource, For Families of Addicts|

As family members and friends of an addicted loved one, you have probably observed this person fail to establish clear boundaries. You may also have a hard time establishing the boundaries that would protect you from this person’s behavior. Learning healthy boundaries is an essential aspect of self-care. Boundaries help us know who we are [...]

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