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December 31, 2019

Thank You for a Great Year

Looking to 2020 Looking back at 2019, we are humbled and deeply grateful. Serenity Lane began in 1973 as a place for alcoholics and addicts to find safety, treatment and recovery. Today, it remains a…

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December 23, 2019

Hope for the Holidays

The holidays can be a triggering time for people with a substance use disorder. It may also be a…

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December 19, 2019

Sober Gift Guide Part 3

Gifts for People in Recovery In the last post in our sober gift guide series, we’ll take a look…

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December 12, 2019

Sober Gift Guide Part 2

Christmas Gifts for People in Recovery Finding one’s spiritual center is an important part of the…

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December 12, 2019

Sober Gift Guide Part I

If you’re shopping for someone in recovery, or are in recovery looking for gift ideas, here…

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November 27, 2019

Tips for a Sober Thanksgiving

Tips for a Sober Thanksgiving Tomorrow is Thanksgiving – and the start of what recovery folks…

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November 22, 2019

5 Ways to Practice Gratitude

Kickstarting a Gratitude Practice National Gratitude Month is winding down. In a previous post we…

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November 19, 2019

The Benefits of Gratitude in Sobriety

How Gratitude Can Help Your Recovery Science has proven a daily practice of gratitude is…

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November 12, 2019

Tips for Managing You Sweets Cravings in Recovery During the Holiday Season

Holiday Sweets and the Recovering Alcoholic The month of October offered two great excuses to…

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October 21, 2019

Women and Alcohol

Women are Drinking More According to recent data, more women are drinking, and women are drinking…

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October 1, 2019

The Rise of Sober Celebrities

Sober Celebrities and the Case for Breaking Anonymity News spread quickly when Brad Pitt became the…

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September 17, 2019

Binge Drinking and Baby Boomers

Why are Older Americans Drinking So Much Alcohol? Imagine a binge drinker. What age are they? Like…

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September 12, 2019

New Study Looks into Factors for Methamphetamine and Opioid Combination Use

Drug Use in Oregon High Rates of Combined Usage of Methamphetamines with Opioids in Oregon Reveals…

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September 10, 2019

Is Vaping Safe?

What is Vaping? Vaping has been in the news a lot lately, with mysterious illnesses and even deaths…

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September 6, 2019

Weathering the Change of Seasons

Battling Seasonal Adjustment Disorder in Recovery There’s a chill in the air. The color of the…

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August 29, 2019

Tips for a Sober Labor Day

Sober Labor Day Weekend It’s the last great hurrah of summer. Your line in the sand for…

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August 15, 2019

Sober U

Sober College Life From binge drinking and keg parties to getting high in a dorm room, rampant…

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August 9, 2019

#SelfCare Sunday: Get in the Middle

How Support Groups Help Recovery Recovery is an intensely personal experience. A time spent in deep…

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August 9, 2019

Data on New MAT Track Indicates Better Patient Retention, Engagement

Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorders A Year in, Serenity Lane’s Outcomes…

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August 8, 2019

How does Day Treatment for Addiction Work?

What is Day Treatment and Does it Work? The traditional substance use disorder model has entailed…

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August 6, 2019

Summer Drinking or Alcoholic Bottom?

Summer Drinking or Alcoholic Bottom? For reasons we don’t really understand, many alcoholics hit…

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July 12, 2019

The Rise of Sober Bars

The Rise of Sober Bars “Hey, it’s been awhile,” “Yeah, let’s get a drink sometime.” If…

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July 8, 2019

Sober Summer

Sober Summer Tips for Staying Sober this Summer Summer is here, and the weather is warm. We all…

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July 3, 2019

Fourth of July Programming

Serenity Lane Fourth of July Scheduling All offices will be open for IOP Level I and II programming…

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June 24, 2019

Understanding AA’s Step 6

AA’s Step 6 How to Practice Step 6 in Daily Life Step 6 in the 12-step recovery program says…

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June 20, 2019

Alumni Stories: Gifts of Recovery for Chelsea C and Emily C

Alumni Profile Gifts of Recovery: The Stories of Chelsea C and Emily C Today, Chelsea is a boss.…

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June 16, 2019

Tips for a Sober Father’s Day

Sober Father’s Day A Guide to Managing Stress and Making Amends as a Sober Dad Father’s Day…

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June 12, 2019

A Message of Welcome this Pride Month

Sober. Pride. June is LGBTQ History Month, better known as Pride Month. It is a monthlong…

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June 10, 2019

Smoke Free for Sobriety

Quitting Smoking in Recovery Popular wisdom about getting sober is, “you don’t have to…

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May 31, 2019

Helping the Young Addict or Alcoholic

Young People and Addiction The teen and young adult years are a difficult time of growth and…

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May 22, 2019

Traveling in Sobriety

5 Tips for Sober Travel Summer travel season is coming up. In the past, maybe you dealt with the…

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May 20, 2019

A Message from the President of Serenity Lane

Leadership News, Treatment Services Added and More: An Update from President Mike Dyer Spring is…

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May 17, 2019

How to Deal with Insomnia in Early Recovery

Dealing with Insomnia in Sobriety It may seem like a contradiction that alcohol interferes with…

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May 10, 2019

Happy (Sober) Mother’s Day

For families impacted by addiction Mother’s Day can be a bittersweet holiday. There may be…

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April 25, 2019

A Message from the CEO of Serenity Lane

Hello, It is with great excitement and gratitude that I share the news with you about some…

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April 19, 2019

Celebrating Easter in Recovery

Tips and Ideas for Celebrating Easter in Sobriety Tomorrow is Easter Sunday, and regardless of your…

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April 19, 2019

Sober Passover

Sober Holidays: Passover Passover, or Pesach. Tonight, millions of friends and family will usher…

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April 18, 2019

New study sheds light on Oregon drug use patterns

Contact: Monique Danziger, Director of Marketing and Communications mdanziger@serenitylane.org,…

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April 12, 2019

What tax day teaches us about financial amends

Making Financial Amends Tax Day in Sobriety Whether we like it or not, April 17th is Tax Day and a…

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April 8, 2019

Mindfulness Meditation with RAIN

How to Practice Mindfulness Meditation with RAIN If you are experiencing something stressful or…

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March 22, 2019

What is Sound Healing?

What You Need to Know About Sound Healing Practicing meditation can be a useful tool when…

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March 15, 2019

What to do on St. Patrick’s Day when you’re sober

Tips for a Sober St. Patrick’s Day St. Patrick’s Day was once an Irish religious holiday,…

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March 14, 2019

Understanding AA’s Third Step

Working Step 3 in AA Can you believe it? It’s March, and we’re already 3 months into 2019, so…

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March 1, 2019

SelfCare Sunday: Developing a Meditation Practice

Can Meditation Help You Stay Sober? Step 11 in the 12-steps of recovery says those recovering from…

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February 13, 2019

Love your Recovery: Navigating Valentine’s Day while Sober

Valentine’s Day can be an emotional time for a lot of people, and for a lot of different reasons.…

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February 12, 2019

2 Steps Forward: Examining AA’s 2nd Step of Recovery

It’s February, the 2nd month of the year, and a good time to take a look at the 2nd step in…

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February 8, 2019

Five things Marie Kondo can teach us about recovery

Best Sober Living If you haven’t already: check out the Netflix series, Tidying up with Marie…

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February 1, 2019

Tips for a Sober Superbowl

For many, drinking and football are one and the same. There’s the pre-game tailgate, the…

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January 31, 2019

Your sick when sober survival guide

Ah-choo! Is it just us, or is everyone sick this time of year? Adulting while ill is difficult…

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January 24, 2019

New Beginnings: AA’s Important First Step, Explained

January is a time for new beginnings. But new beginnings require first steps, and taking that first…

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