True Story: Greg

For Greg, who first drank as an altar boy at age 9, alcohol was both a refuge and fuel for his ego. Years later, after losing his job, license, marriage, and almost his life, Greg finally found Phoenix House and a willingness to truly change.

Pot vs. Booze: No Choice at All!

What should a caring parent say when asked, “Would you rather your child smoke pot or drink alcohol?”

Top Five Myths About Alcohol

April is Alcohol Awareness Month: This year’s theme is “For the Health of It: Early Education on Alcoholism and Addiction.” As a clinician, I’m grateful for the emphasis on education and the chance to separate five top myths about alcohol from fact.

True Story: Susan

Susan used alcohol and heroin to dull her pain–which she never understood the root of, until she entered counseling at Phoenix House, where she learned how to stop being a victim and take responsibility for her choices.

Student Safety: Addressing College Drinking and Sexual Assault on Campus

A deeper look at how college administrators and the student body can improve campus safety in response to reports of sexual assault.