Ask Amy: Addict in recovery wonders about disclosure

   I am a recovering addict. I have been clean for over 20 years. I was in a very mentally and physically abusive relationship with my first husband (the father of my children), and he has since passed away. Finally, I met the love of my life, and when we first met, he made some judgmental comments about people who use drugs. (

The Sober Life received a $540K grant to help people fight addiction

    GREAT FALLS — For almost three years, a program called The Sober Life has been helping people in recovery overcome their addiction. By promoting fun, family-friendly activities, it goes beyond a traditional 12-step program, and a new grant is giving the organization the opportunity to expand its services. (

Knoxville nonprofit to offer more supportive housing to mothers recovering from addiction

     KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — Supportive housing for pregnant women or mothers struggling with substance misuse is a key that Susannah’s House is hoping to give with its planned 8-unit complex. The groundbreaking event for the new supportive housing will be happening next week. (

Recovering addicts weigh in on NY opioid settlement money

    ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Johnson & Johnson has settled with New York state for $230 million after being sued by the state for its alleged role in the ongoing opioid epidemic. Recovering addicts are weighing in on what should be done with the money. (

New laws strengthen addiction recovery support

    Two important state bills drafted to help support those recovering from substance abuse issues and their families received unanimous endorsement in the state House and Senate and have been signed into law by Gov. Tom Wolf. (