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Addiction in a Community: What Are the Effects?

Addiction is a powerful force that can ruin a life, pull families apart, and destroy relationships. But what happens when addiction is widespread within a group? Certain communities are more likely to develop addictions than others based on a number of factors. For example, the LGBTQ community is one of the most likely to experience addictions due to social rejection, using gay bars as meeting grounds, and a number of other factors. If you or someone you care about is part of an at-risk community, here is what you need to know about addiction on a larger scale.

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Give Your Parent Overcoming Addiction the Greatest Holiday Gift: Forgiveness

The festive holiday season is right around the corner, and it offers a chance to spend some meaningful time with our loved ones. But, holidays can present a stressful time leading many to anxiety and depression. It can be even harder if someone you love is in addiction recovery, especially if it’s your parent. Relationships are often fractured and broken with addiction, but the spirit of the season presents a good time to try to get things back on track.  

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55th Anniversary & Awards Luncheon Celebrated

AARC’s 55th Anniversary & Awards Luncheon was celebrated Tuesday, October 10 at the Gillespie Center of the Hilton Garden Inn with 200 in attendance.  Bob Nagle was emcee for the event.

The Joseph E. Hickey award was presented to Mossberg & Company, Inc., by his son Joe Hickey, Jr., for their longstanding commitment to AARC and the community.  The award was accepted by James Hillman, CEO and President. 

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