The Glories of Aging, a book by Faith Strong

Faith Strong is a woman whom has given much to the recovery community through her fifty-three years of sobriety. She has written several books over the years, helping others to obtain the most out of life just as she has. In her latest book “The Glories of Aging,”...
Alcohol Abuse: A Disease of Many Faces

Alcohol Abuse: A Disease of Many Faces

Alcohol abuse is one of the most pervasive problems in American society. Unlike most diseases, substance dependency doesn’t follow the rhyme or reason of disease pathology. Alcohol dependency is one of the most deadly diseases in the US. It is responsible for...
Circle of Life Breakfast (2018)

Circle of Life Breakfast (2018)

New Directions for Women was founded in March 11, 1977, nearly four decades ago. Since then, we’ve transformed thousands of lives from drug and alcohol addiction to a healthy lifestyle, proud parenting, and community contributors. We were built from a simple desire...

Academy Awards: Five Actor’s Stories on Addiction

It’s that time again. Oscar season means watching diamond-studded celebrities accepting golden trophies and outrageous prizes while we eat microwave popcorn under a fleece blanket. It’s important to remember that many of our on-screen heroes were once like us. They...