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The film is more than a moving sports drama. It also offers a realistic, empathetic view of a family dealing with addiction.

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By
Dean Dauphinais

If you don’t take care of yourself first, everyone will end up suffering.

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Four new addiction bills have passed. Here's what they'll achieve.

A concert goer, with brown hair and a yellow cardigan, hods a sign that reads "stigma is the #1 reason people struggling with SUD do not seek treatement."

Shatterproof will be at all of the band's North American tour dates, offering community and addiction-related resources to concertgoers.

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By
Rabiah Coon

I once read that forgiveness is “giving up the hope that the past could be different.”

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Tony always searched for his purpose. Now I know that purpose lives on in me.

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By
Kari Rummel

For me, Valentine’s Day is about so much more than candy hearts and silly cards. This day gives me the opportunity to celebrate someone who is always celebrating me: My loving husband, Mike. 

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By
Kelly Minnick

Addiction is an isolating disease for everyone. But since Ian's death, I've learned that almost everyone has a loved one or knows someone with a substance use disorder.

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Wins in 8 states, promising federal progress, spreading our mission on local and national stages, and more.

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Accessing science-based addiction treatment just got a lot easier in Wisconsin.

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By
Roy Viger, CPA, Avenues Recovery Center

Understanding how your care will be paid for is an important part of the treatment process.

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On the one-year anniversary of her son's overdose death, Julie testified in the Wisconsin State Legislature in support of new lifesaving addiction legislation.

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We spoke with Jen about her road to recovery and what it was like to be part of the film.

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By
Anne Lopez, Director of Shatterproof Family Programs

It’s important to protect yourself and your wellness throughout the holiday season. Here are a few tips that may help you redirect thinking and control urges to use during the holidays.

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The Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA) is working.

Shatterproof: Stronger Than Addiction

192 Americans die from drug overdoses each day.

This must stop. Help reverse the addiction crisis in America.

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