Family Resources

International Overdose Day – Building Awareness

2019-08-31T13:00:25+00:00August 31st, 2019|Categories: Break the Stigma, Family Resources, Featured, Prevention, Recovery, Substance Use|Tags: , , , |

August 31st is International Overdose Awareness Day, which aims to raise awareness and reduce the stigma surrounding substance use. At Herren Wellness we focus on education, awareness, [...]

Meet the Team – Heather Herren, Co-Founder and Family Support Specialist

2019-09-25T13:51:53+00:00July 21st, 2019|Categories: Family Resources, Featured, Meet the Staff, Meet the Team, Recovery|Tags: , , , |

Meet Heather Herren! Heather is Co-Founder of Herren Wellness, along with her husband Chris, as well as Family Support Specialist. She is a vital part of our [...]

The Importance of Youth Sports Participation

2019-07-18T14:58:58+00:00July 18th, 2019|Categories: Family Resources, Featured, Mental Health, Nutrition & Fitness, Opiate Addiction, Prevention|Tags: , , , , , |

National Youth Sports Week is celebrated this year from July 15th - July 21st! It’s a time to elevate the importance of youth sports and the positive [...]

Dan’s Story – A Father Celebrates One Year of Sobriety

2019-06-16T19:29:11+00:00June 16th, 2019|Categories: Addiction Treatment, Early Recovery, Family Resources, Featured, Guest Success Stories, Sobriety Anniversaries, Substance Use|Tags: , , , , |

In honor of Father’s Day we are grateful to share the recovery story of one of our former guests which highlights a family’s journey and the healing [...]

What You Need to Know About Heroin Abuse

2019-05-22T15:38:17+00:00May 16th, 2019|Categories: Addiction Treatment, Early Recovery, Family Resources, Featured, Heroin, Opiate Addiction, Prevention, Recovery, Substance Use|Tags: , , , , , , |

There is a lot of talk in the news and media these days about opioid addiction, and heroin has been the most commonly used illegal opioid for [...]

Opiate Addiction – How Opiates Affect The Brain & Body

2019-05-17T14:36:58+00:00May 10th, 2019|Categories: Addiction Treatment, Early Recovery, Family Resources, Featured, Opiate Addiction, Prevention, Substance Use|Tags: , , , , |

We hear all about opiates (and opioids, which are used interchangeably for the purposes of this post because opiates and opioids affect the same receptors in the brain) and [...]