The Haven is proud to announce our achievement of earning the Board of Governance Badge through UNA’s Nonprofit Organizational Credential Program.
My name is Arielle Ashford and I am a person in long-term recovery. For me, this means I am a wife, sister, friend, and daughter. My story began January 26th, 2009, after being released from jail.
In some ways, people with substance abuse disorders fly under the radar of mainstream society. Even when they are still "functioning," they lead secret lives that expose them to lots of risk.
Maintaining sobriety becomes easier over time, especially after learning new ways to manage cravings and triggers. After recovering from substance use disorder is part of the journey to lifelong sobriety.
More and more synthetic marijuana has been in the news. An unregulated drug, synthetic marijuana is also known as Spice or K2. It can look like oregano, and is often sold at convenience stores or head shops, deliberately mislabeled as an herb or spice blend.