CleanSlate Centers Celebrates Pride Month

By CleanSlate Centers | Jun 06, 2023

During this Pride Month, CleanSlate Centers stands with the LGBTQIA+ community, celebrating love, acceptance and the courage to overcome obstacles.  We believe that everyone deserves a chance for a healthy and fulfilling life surrounded by a community that embraces how they identify. CleanSlate is proud to offer a safe and inclusive environment for individuals seeking […]

Finding Hope and Healing for Mental Health & Addiction

By Cleanslate | Apr 26, 2023

Celebrate Mental Health Awareness Month May is Mental Health Awareness Month, a time to focus on the importance of maintaining good mental health and to raise awareness about mental health issues. Mental Health Awareness Month also presents the perfect opportunity to raise awareness about the connection between mental health and addiction. It is important that […]

Coping with the Stigma of Addiction: How to Feel Alright

By Shannyn Drummond | Apr 24, 2023

Addiction doesn’t discriminate. It doesn’t matter how old you are, what race or gender you are, or where you come from. Addiction is a disease that can affect anyone. And yet, there is a stigma of addiction. This negative attitude comes with shame and self-blame. At CleanSlate Centers, we know addiction is a chronic disease, […]

Understanding the Risks of Marijuana

By CleanSlate Centers | Apr 17, 2023

Marijuana Statistics Marijuana is a mind-altering drug that comes from the cannabis plant. A common drug in the United States, several states have recently legalized its medical or recreational use. Here’s are some relevant statistics around marijuana use in the United States. 52 million people in America used marijuana in 2022 39 states have made […]

The Sobering Truth: Raising Awareness about Alcohol’s Impact

By CleanSlate Centers | Apr 17, 2023

Facing the facts about Alcohol Use Disorder Alcohol use disorder (AUD) is a chronic and progressive disease that affects millions of people worldwide. To appreciate the scope of AUD, consider that Alcohol kills on average over three million people a year globally, comprising 6% of all deaths[i] Over 141,000 Americans die every year from alcohol-related […]

Social Work Month: Recognizing the Essential Role of Social Workers in Our Communities

By CleanSlate Centers | Mar 23, 2023

March is Social Work Month, a time to celebrate and recognize the critical role that social workers play in our communities. Social workers are essential members of the healthcare system, education system and social service agencies, providing support and assistance to those in need. Social workers play a vital role in addiction treatment by providing […]

How to Support a Loved One With an Addiction

By CleanSlate Centers | Feb 14, 2023

Do you have a loved one struggling with addiction? You’re not alone. Millions of American families are affected by substance use every year and wondering how to support a loved one with an addiction. While it may seem like an overwhelming challenge, there are ways to support your loved ones who seek assistance in overcoming […]

3 Common Fears in Recovery and How to Overcome Them

By CleanSlate Centers | Feb 14, 2023

Common fears in recovery can include fear of facing everything, fear of sobriety, fear of relapse, and more. However, these fears can be overcome with the help of a support system and professional treatment. Facing everything can be daunting. It’s important to remember that you only have to take it one day at a time, […]

Nothing Hurts More Than Being Completely Alone

By Amanda Gloria | Jan 27, 2023

I was born with a genetic defect that caused constant pain. That’s how I spent most of my life growing up: in pain. Most days, the pain was tolerable but on the days it wasn’t, the pain consumed me. I had countless surgeries and spent my days in and out of hospitals. Eventually, I was […]

Dry January: The Ultimate How To Guide

By CleanSlate Centers | Jan 23, 2023

As the holiday season comes to a close, many of us may find we feel a bit worse for wear after a month of indulgence. Whether you overindulged in food, drink or both, the start of a new year is the perfect time to reset and refocus on your health. One popular way to do […]