Brooke M. Feldman

Personal blogging website. Opinions are my own.

When I was first introduced to the idea “recovery” at the age of 13, there wasn’t a cell in my body that identified with the word.  I was in the first of what would go on to be many institutional stays of my adolescent years.  I received 12-step program literature and worksheets to fill out …

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Much of my time and energy in life goes toward creating opportunities for and supporting others around finding recovery from a substance use disorder.  It is by far the thing I am most passionate about, and that passion is most certainly driven by my own personal lived experiences of loss and life surrounding addiction and …

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Perhaps more than any other sociological advance we’ve seen over the past decade, the widespread use of social media has had a tremendous impact on the New Addiction Recovery Advocacy Movement. The ability to connect across counties and continents has facilitated the transfer of information and fostered opportunities for networking in ways  twonever before imagined. …

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