What’s Driving Your New Year’s Resolutions?

“This year I will…” These are familiar words uttered by millions at this time of year. January 1st is seen as a new beginning for a large part of the population regardless if you share these goals on social media platforms, or keep them to yourself. All you have to do is look at TV…

Grief Is A Fact Of Life

Grief is a fact of life. As much as we hate it, fight it, or hide from it, it still lurks in the background. Allowing time and space for grief is not something I have always done. I would have preferred to detach myself from emotions, put on my armor, and pretend the loss did…

Get Connected Toolkit

The Get Connected Toolkit is the result of a public-private partnership between the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and the National Council on Aging (NCOA). The organizations met with older adult consumers and health and aging services providers to gather information on…

2018 Alumni Retreat Early Registration Deadline

Hurry, early bird registration ends November 17! The Meadows Alumni Retreat is your opportunity to reconnect, reunite, recharge, and reignite. This retreat is only for those who have participated in one of our 5-day intensive workshops, an intensive outpatient program at The Meadows Outpatient Center, or family week or inpatient treatment at The Meadows, Claudia…

Seniors and Addiction

Enter the Baby Boomer Generation Baby boomers are growing older. They are now entering the aging population and for the first time, a population associated with high rates of drug and alcohol use during the 1960’s and 70’s is entering the Medicare rolls, bringing high rates of drug and alcohol use along with them. The…

Michael Phelps Continues to Share His Story

Laying your personal struggles out for the world to see cannot be easy for anyone, but we applaud those who face their issues and seek help for recovery. Michael Phelps has been nothing short of heroic in his swimming accomplishments as well as his ability to be open about the difficulties he has faced in…

US Journal Conference | November 2-4, 2017

Once again, we have assembled many of this nation’s leading speakers, authors, and trainers to present on the most pertinent topics of specific interest to professionals in the fields of mental/behavioral health and addictive disorders. This conference addresses the most relevant and cutting edge topics for professionals working in the addictions and behavioral health fields….

Tiger Woods Checks Back Into Rehab To Keep His Kids

By Radar Staff Tiger Woods is headed back to rehab after his humiliating DUI arrest, RadarOnline.com has exclusively learned. The shamed star, 41, secretly arranged a 28-day rehab stint in a bid to retain joint custody of daughter Sam, 9, and son, Charlie, 8. According to sources, the fallen golf legend — who was busted…

Celebrities Who Went to The Meadows Rehab

This list contains information about celebrities who went to the Meadows treatment center, loosely ranked by fame and popularity. The Meadows center is an addiction treatment facility located in Wickenburg, Arizona. Drug addiction, eating disorders, and alcoholism are amongst the conditions treated at the facility. Several famous actors, actresses, and musicians have spent time at…

In Recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month

In October of 1981 the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence held a “Day Of Unity” with the goal of connecting and uniting individuals and organizations working on domestic violence issues and raising awareness for those issues. The Day of Unity soon became an entire week and in October 1987, the first Domestic Violence Awareness Month…