As I reflect on my own life, and instances which led me to feel a great deal of animosity, self-righteousness, and leading me to distancing from, condemning or blaming another, I realize how much time I lost, and how many opportunities, relationships and how much healing I robbed myself of. It took a life or […]

As I reflected coming to the close of another sober calendar year, moving into the new, I found myself assessing my ups, downs, stagnations and progressions. I’ve seen myself grow through it all. I often find myself asking, how am I able to do this? How am I able to grow through the trials and […]

Dr. Charlotte Jeremy-Cuffy The term addiction is a frightening term to many people, not only in our Caribbean community but on a global scale. This is not just for the community man, woman, or adolescent, but also for healthcare providers and other professionals. Addiction refers to dependence on substances such as Marijuana, alcohol, cocaine, opiates […]

September is National Recovery month in the United States, which is sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). This year’s theme is Join the Voices for Recovery: Together We Are Stronger. It’s no secret that many people rely on the support of others to help them deal with or overcome certain […]