Recovery News & Information

Letter to my teenage self

Dear Mom and Dad

Dear Mom and Dad: What I Wish I Said as a Teenager There was a pivotal shift in my life in my early teenage years. It began the summer of my 6th-grade year. To me, it felt like I was one person one day and suddenly someone else another. In my memory, it seemed like…

Midlands Gives

Make a donation to Midlands Gives

We are so excited to be participating in this year’s Midlands Gives event for the first time ever! Midlands Gives is a great opportunity for members of the community to get involved and make online donations and raise awareness for local non-profits. The fifth annual Midlands Gives event will take place on Tuesday, May 1,…

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Employment Opportunity with The Courage Center

The mission of The Courage Center is to provide a safe, supportive, recovery-focused setting for young people and families on their recovery journey. The Courage Center is seeking a program manager to assist with the daily operations and strategic vision of The Courage Center. The Program Manager will be responsible for the efficient operation of all office…

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How to Properly Document Your Contact with Your Insurance Company

When you are seeking treatment coverage for your child’s substance use disorder or mental health issue, it is critical to document every action you have taken for insurance and medical purposes. What many parents don’t know is that your insurance provider has to cover your child’s substance use disorder. It’s actually the law. However, even though your…

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Mobile App Helps Prevent Bullying

New mobile app helps parents, educators prevent bullying. Nearly one in five high school students have reported being bullied at school, and almost 15 percent have experienced some form of cyberbullying. Bullying behaviors can start as early as 3 years old and have serious consequences, with long-term impact on mental health, including substance use, violence,…

Marc Mero

Champions Make Choices and Choices Make Champions

The Courage Center brings you America’s #1 School Presenter Marc Mero! About Marc Mero, from his website, thinkpoz.org: Marc Mero, Former WWE Wrestling Champion and Author of “How to be the Happiest Person on the Planet,” reached the pinnacle of sports-entertainment success – then lost it all — but in the process discovered what’s most important in life.  Everyone…

Signs & Symptoms

Signs & Symptoms

Learn how to identify signs of substance use.

Learn the Signs

Language of Recovery

Language of Recovery

The words you choose are important.

Learn the Language