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So far Livengrin has created 57 blog entries.

Surviving a Family Disease

Helping Yourself While Helping a Loved one through Substance Use Disorder
Date: August 10, 2022

Caring for a person recovering from substance use disorder presents many unique challenges and frustrations. If this person is a loved one, it may be even harder to filter through the negative interactions that substance use recovery presents. Recovery is just as hard on caregivers as it is on... Read More.

Keeping Up With the Times

Reflecting on 60 Years of Addiction Treatment Innovation
Date: July 11, 2022

July 12th marks the 56th birthday of Livengrin. Therefore, we are taking a moment to reflect on just how far we have come. Take a look at the journey that has taken our addiction treatment into the 21st century – and beyond. A History of Treatment In 1966, North... Read More.

Addiction Treatment in the LGBTQ+ Community

A Look Into the Trends and Culture of Addiction in the LGBTQ+ Community
Date: June 27, 2022

The culture of drug abuse and addiction is different among the LGBTQ+ community. Trends and attitudes differ significantly from the rest of the population. An estimated 20 to 30% of the LGBTQ community abuses substances, compared to about 9% of the U.S. population as a whole. Gay and bisexual... Read More.