Category Archives: NoMoreShame

#NoMoreShame stands to break the stigma of addiction and spread awareness and hope across the globe. Learn how you can join the movement.

Community-Based Relapse Prevention

Community-Based Relapse Prevention

Research has shown that shame is a major barrier preventing individuals from entering treatment for their addiction. Finding a solution to this widespread stigma could be a major step forward in combating the nation’s drug abuse epidemic. In this essay, Certified Addiction Professional KJ Foster discusses the need for an addiction recovery movement to change […]

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Toxic Shame: The True Soul Sickness of Addiction

Toxic Shame The True Soul Sickness of Addiction

Many loved ones choose to hide their substance abuse problems from family members because they are ashamed of their addiction. This is just one way that toxic shame and addiction can deter someone from seeking treatment. On the other hand, there are some cases where healthy shame can play a positive role in recovery. This insightful […]

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Family Honors Request to Wear #NoMoreShame Bracelets at Funeral

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  “Please think about this. I would love to see all seven of my brothers and sisters wearing these at my funeral.” At the time that Daniel Zorn shared a Facebook post from The Treatment Center about our #NoMoreShame bracelets, it received the response that most social media shares get: It went largely unnoticed. But […]

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5 Common Questions in Early Recovery

By alumni, Christian McLaughlin As an alumni of The Treatment Center, I am asked a lot of questions on the best way to transition into early recovery after receiving inpatient treatment. Here are a few common questions about early recovery that may help you through the process: 1) What Do I Look for in a […]

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