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Finding Your Ideal Fit: Workshops vs. Inpatient or Outpatient Treatment

December 4, 2020

No two people are exactly the same, and what we need at any given time changes based on circumstances and where we’re at on our journey through life. Some come to one of The Meadows’ programs for inte...

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The True Toll of the Holidays

November 8, 2020

By Anna McKenzie The holiday season can be both exciting and stressful, especially for those in recovery. While we look forward to food, laughter, and traditions, we may also experience arguments, dis...

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When Fright is Right: Why Some People Like Being Scared

October 7, 2020

During my 11-year stint as a movie critic, there was only one beat I refused to cover. Some of my assignments were scary enough without things going bump in the night. To wit, I watched a succession o...

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Why Self-Care Isn’t Selfish

September 15, 2020

You’ve likely heard the term “self-care” before, and it might conjure images of Instagram influencers on spa getaways or a group of 20somethings at a nail salon — with the requisite self-care hashtag,...

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What’s Love Got to Do With It?

September 2, 2020

One of the issues addressed at Rio Retreat Center at The Meadows is love addiction and love avoidance. People who seek help are often in severe love addiction withdrawal; it is real and it is gut wren...

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Practical Parenting Advice to Put Into Practice Now

July 1, 2020

By Dr. Claudia Black, Meadows Senior Fellow, adapted from her book Straight Talk There is no such thing as perfect parenting, but there is good enough parenting.  As we mark another Parents Day at the...

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