(Blog) Hope: Today & Everyday

(Blog) Hope: Today & Everyday
Dedicated to all the people we have lost to addiction and SO many others we haven’t had the privilege to know. . Today is not just 14 years sober but it is an extra 14 years I didn’t think I would get. Today I am hopeful. Today I am living. Today I love my own company. Today I am honest.... Read More

(Blog) Recovery From Addiction

(Blog) Recovery From Addiction
The British psychiatrist, R.D. Lang, wrote “there are three things human beings are afraid of: death, other people and their own minds. Terrified of my mind, I have always dreaded to spend a moment alone with it. There always had to be a phone in my hand as an emergency kit in case I was ever trapped waiting anywhere, even for... Read More

(BLOG) Emergency Contact: Getting The Call

(BLOG) Emergency Contact: Getting The Call
Last night I had an intuitive feeling to leave my phone on silent rather than place it in airplane mode like I usually do. At around 1:30am I received a call that even in silent mode woke me up.  Hi, is this Cindee Rifkin, I replied Yes, with sensations similar to looking into a kaleidoscope.  Hi I am from “Manhattan” Hospital and we have... Read More