Charlie Sheen: Addiction History and Current Recovery

2018-12-27T15:02:02+00:00December 27th, 2018|

Charlie Sheen looks to be recovering from an addiction that has lasted decades. His problems with substances have created a lot of challenges in his private and professional life. Sheen has recently been talking about his success with one year of sobriety from alcohol. He showed off his one year coin from Alcoholics Anonymous on [...]

Celebrate the Holidays With Us!

2017-09-21T17:15:17+00:00November 29th, 2016|

Seasons Greetings to you and yours! Come celebrate with AspenRidge Recovery! Join us for an evening of networking, hors d'oeuvres, gifts, and cheer! And jazz, we wouldn't forget the jazz. Where: AspenRidge Recovery 900 S. Kipling Pkwy Lakewood, CO 80226 When: December 16th 2016 4:00-6:00pm RSVP: Donna Segrin 928-899-5828 DSegrin@AspenRidgeRecovery.com

6/19/16 Colorado United for Addiction Recovery Event

2016-05-06T21:03:19+00:00May 6th, 2016|

You're Invited! Dear addiction/mental health professionals and members of the recovery community: Compared to the general population, individuals from the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community have significantly higher rates of substance abuse. People in the LGBT community experience homophobia, discrimination, and violence that can contribute to medical, psychological, and chemical health problems. Six [...]

What Can Be Done to Decrease Prescription Drug Abuse in Colorado?

2017-04-13T17:18:49+00:00November 19th, 2015|

  "It's a silent epidemic. People die one at a time. But, in 2013, overdose deaths were almost double the number of deaths related to drunken driving. And people have no idea." ~Dr. Robert Valuck, PhD, Professor of Pharmacy at the University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Coordinating Center Director [...]

My Experience with Al-Anon: A Parent’s Perspective

2017-04-13T17:19:07+00:00September 28th, 2015|

After growing up in an alcoholic home and then coping with my own children’s addiction issues, often tolerating the intolerable, I became so disconnected to my own feelings that I didn’t even feel how the life force was being sucked out of me. I kept smiling, kept working, and kept rescuing until I eventually realized [...]

One Addict’s Journey to a Higher Power

2017-04-13T17:19:16+00:00May 14th, 2015|

Life is completely relative. Without the pain, agony, and destruction I have both felt and caused, I would not understand just how precious, how beautiful this life truly is. Without death, I would not be able to recognize the beauty of birth. Without the dark, I wouldn’t comprehend the sun. My Journey Brought Me Here [...]

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