Helping Others THE SHARE David Neuendorff

HELPING OTHERS David Neuendorff Videographer David Neuendorff, has been sober since August 16, 2002. Helping others has helped him maintain his sobriety. Helping others also helped him direct his life from delivering food to building his own video editing business “1 Minute Reel” (1minutereel.com), where he recently created the training educational video called “Meth: Insight…

The Share | 12.2015

Family Affair December is a month for family gatherings during the holiday season. We asked a list of local folks with different lengths of recovery time how their sobriety affected their relationship with their families.   Beyond Happy “My family is ecstatic that I’m sober. They love everything about it. It was not the best relationship…

Breaking The Pattern

Chris Thomas, MS, MFTI, a Primary Therapist at Foundations Recovery Network, on struggling with secrets and effective patient-centered care. Foundations Recovery Network’s (FRN) state-of-the-art residential treatment facilities across the country are dedicated to treating both addiction and mental health conditions. With residential and outpatient treatment centers in Palm Springs, Santa Monica, San Diego and San…

Integrated Healthcare

Tarzana Treatment Centers provides high quality, personalized, affordable behavioral healthcare and addiction treatment services in Los Angeles. BY MARK ARIEL Tarzana Treatment Centers (TTC) is a full-service, non-profit, community-based behavioral healthcare organization that provides substance abuse and mental health treatment to adults and youth. TTC operates a psychiatric hospital, residential and outpatient alcohol and drug…

Lonely Heart

Finding a home in mindfulness—one gay man’s story of addiction and liberation. BY SCOTT KILOBY The smell and taste of a man’s mouth is worth a thousand words. In my post-college, pre-Grindr addiction to sex with strangers, one kiss or even one whiff of breath hovering in the anonymous air as we excitedly twisted our…