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Young and Anonymous

“I was in and out, in and out, in and out.” The one famous cliff hanger that always kept my attention from the stories of those who suffered. Sitting on the edge of my seat, waiting to hear how they fought the battle of their addiction. I was eighteen the first time I sat in…

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How to Maintain Sobriety During Christmas

Addiction, substance abuse disorders, and alcoholism impact roughly 23 million Americans annually, while 10% of Americans will eventually develop a substance abuse disorder. Additionally, another 33% of Americans will struggle with a drinking problem or alcoholism in their lifetime, making substance abuse-related disorders relatively common. Whether you are struggling with a substance abuse problem or…

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First Night

The holidays are among the most common times of the year for drug use and binge drinking. Holidays can serve as triggers or encourage excessive partying, increasing your risk of overdosing. First Night is the biggest reason why January is second only to December in the number of drug and alcohol-related deaths. Substance abuse, addiction,…

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Victory Bay’s Blessing Bag Program

The Kensington area in Philadelphia is known for its growing rate with homelessness and drug abuse that haunt the busy streets. It’s evident that more and more young men and women are finding themselves enslaved in this area, all attempting to reach that ultimate high. Many who are homeless in Kensington, were lead there not…

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All About The New Jersey Prevention Network

Victory Bay’s AJ Solomon and Vanessa Vitolo recently attended the 2018 NJPN Conference in Atlantic City. Here is information about NJPN and how they help our recovery community. NJPN brings professionals together through focused networks supporting a variety of training and prevention programs offered throughout New Jersey. Their networks foster collaboration and leverage resources to…

A Letter from My Sponsor

A Letter from My Sponsor

My second sponsor, Karl B., was a globe trotter. He quit his job, sold all his belongings and went around the world in search of life’s meaning. He first rode a motorcycle from Los Angeles to South America, then off to Asia, India, Spain, etc. He was gone for the better part of a year…