Category Archives: Substance Use & Recovery

We asked a recovery expert how to successfully navigate “sober-curious”. Here’s what we learned.

By Barrett White April is Alcohol Awareness Month. Here’s what Legacy’s experts say about the effect the pandemic has had on alcohol use.   Recovery is difficult. The average person considering sobriety likely already knows that leaving alcohol behind is going to be tough because they have probably tried to stop before. Addiction is an …

July is Minority Mental Health Month

By Barrett White TW: Mental health outcomes. Mental health is often overlooked in minority communities in the United States. Let’s change that.   Across the country, millions of people face the reality of living with a mental health condition. Legacy observes National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month each July to bring awareness to the struggles …

Marijuana Use in Teens: Typical Risk-taking or Concerning Use?

As we work through the month of September, Legacy continues to recognize National Recovery Month. By Dominique Gonzalez, Addiction Services Social Worker & Kara Kai Kirton, Manager of Ancillary Social Services   While determining one’s own readiness for recovery from substance use can be daunting this September for National Recovery Month, determining if your teenager …