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mindfulness meditation

Mindful Meditation for a Mind Full of Resentment

October 26, 2016

In her #Mindful Monday presentation on Facebook, Meadows therapist Joyce Willis reminds us what forgiveness is and what it is not: “Forgiveness is about bringing peace to ourselves. Forgiveness is a way to end suffering for ourselves and others and to bring dignity and harmony back into our lives. It…

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Join Us for Mindful Mondays

October 24, 2016

Why do we struggle in life? That’s a question that many religions, philosophers, and scholars have tried to tackle for centuries. You’d be hard-pressed to find any human being who hasn’t experienced their fair share of pain and difficulty. It often comes in the form of trauma, abuse, neglect, break-ups,…

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addiction treatment

Becoming Fearless with the Help of Al-Anon

October 19, 2016

By the Mother of a Past Claudia Black Young Adult Center Patient As my daughter does her recovery work from drug and alcohol addiction and anxiety, I too work my recovery through Al-Anon. I won’t go into details of how my daughter and I both came to this point because…

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Men in Recovery

For Family Advocate Jerry Law, Freedom is Recovery’s Greatest Gift

October 11, 2016

The following is a partial transcript of a conversation Dan Griffin had with Jerry Law as part of his Men in Recovery video series. Jerry is an interventionist and the Director of Family, Education, and Leadership Training at The Meadows. Through his role at The Meadows, he works with families…

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Trauma Treatment

What A Horse Taught Me About Fear and Self-Doubt

October 6, 2016

By Andrea Sauceda, Internet and Social Media Director at The Meadows It was 116 degrees on the June day my new co-worker Erin and I went to meet The Meadows’ Equine Therapy program directors for a demonstration. It was also our third day of a week-long new employee orientation process,…

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alumni retreat

Don’t Miss The Meadows Alumni Retreat

October 5, 2016

By Aleah Johnson, The Meadows Alumni Coordinator I am thrilled to announce that registration for the 2017 Meadows Alumni Retreat is now OPEN! This is one of my favorite times of the year. This year's retreat was my first one at The Meadows and I can honestly say that it…

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Sean Walsh

Sean Walsh on Fear and Faith in Recovery

September 28, 2016

Meadows CEO Sean Walsh recently sat down with Dan Griffin for a conversation on faith, spirituality, relationships, leadership, and recovery as part of Dan’s “Men in Recovery” video series. In the interview, Sean talks about his childhood trauma, and how the biggest turning point in his sobriety was the third…

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Outpatient Treatment

The Meadows Intensive Outpatient Program Partners with Blue Cross Blue Shield

September 22, 2016

Two years ago, we opened the Meadows Outpatient Center in Scottsdale, Arizona with the goal of taking everything we’d learned throughout our 40 years of delivering world-class, quality treatment programs at The Meadows, and applying it to an outpatient setting. Today, we are thrilled to announce that The Meadows Outpatient…

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Suicide Prevention

Suicide Prevention: Getting Help and Finding Hope

September 21, 2016

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. Alarmingly, the CDC recently reported that the number of suicides in the United States has been on the rise since 1999 among both men and women and in all age groups, and is the 10th leading cause of death. Suicide and suicidal ideation…

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National Recovery Month

Being Fearless in Recovery Means Getting to Know Yourself

September 19, 2016

by Michael Lewis What does being fearless in recovery mean to me? It means not walking away before you get a chance to know who you are. In my life, I’ve had traumatic experiences that ultimately resulted in an eight year run with addiction among other diagnoses. At one point…

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