Tag Archives: National Recovery Month

One Family’s Journey Through Addiction

Editor’s note: As September is Recovery Month, we are sharing some of the stories of hope and recovery from Fairbanks. Here is one mother’s story of how addiction has affected her family. Sheryl painstakingly talks about the day her son, Matt, was arrested and they learned about his drug addiction. It was a day that forever changed her...

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Fact or fiction? Five myths about addiction

As National Recovery Month, now in its 29th year, comes to an end, Fairbanks Treatment and Recovery Center continues its work to shatter the myths about substance abuse disorders and addiction. With a spotlight on addiction, it is no surprise that over time the public’s perceptions and understanding of this disease have morphed to include several...

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