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Aware Recovery Care Expands Services in Indiana

Aware Recovery Care Expands Services in Indiana

Aware Recovery Care of Indiana is now serving individuals struggling with addiction to alcohol and/or drugs throughout much of Indiana.  Our initial focus was on the greater Indianapolis area.  We have now expanded to the Bloomington area, the greater Fort Wayne region, and the region around Gary and South Bend…

Aware Recovery Care Dramatically Expands Operations in Ohio

Aware Recovery Care Dramatically Expands Operations in Ohio

Aware Recovery Care has expanded its unique in-home addiction treatment program to serve individuals living in the Columbus and Cincinnati, Ohio, regions. This expansion comes as Ohio continues to battle drug and alcohol abuse, with over 5,000 Ohioans dying of drug overdoses annually and some 500,000 Ohioans struggling with alcohol…

A Parent's Story

A Parent's Story

Terri Facchini is a mother with an adult child in Aware’s program. Here is her story… “My daughter is an only child, and I love her dearly. A couple of years ago, she began dating a guy who proved to be abusive, manipulative, and an alcoholic. She didn’t have the strength…

Opioids and Weight Loss Surgery

Opioids and Weight Loss Surgery

According to a new study published in the journal Surgical Endoscopy, a third of patients in Michigan who elected to have weight loss surgery (bariatric surgery) between 2018 and 2020 had a high risk of a prescription drug overdose. Alarmingly, following their surgeries, these high-risk patients were far more likely…

Frightening New Overdose Projections

Frightening New Overdose Projections

According to new projections from a team of scientists working with the FDA, the opioid crisis will worsen in the next ten years, claiming more than a half-million additional lives. In the last 23 years, opioids have killed 650,000 Americans. What is particularly disturbing about this new projection is the…

The LBGTQ Community and Substance Use Disorder

The LBGTQ Community and Substance Use Disorder

Sadly, many who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or questioning (LGBTQ+) often face cruel harassment, isolation, discrimination, and even violence in their lives. Bisexual and transgender individuals often face the additional burden of double discrimination because they're not fully recognized or supported by society or the lesbian and/or gay…

From Pain to Fulfillment. Erin William's Story.

From Pain to Fulfillment. Erin William's Story.

Erin Williams is a project manager at Aware Recovery Care and a great team member. She joined Aware after 11 frustrating years as a project manager for a midwestern software development company. Here is her story in her own words… "I can't tell you how much the words you spoke…

Tiny Brain Cell Connector May Drive Cocaine Addiction

Tiny Brain Cell Connector May Drive Cocaine Addiction

Medical researchers have long known that cocaine works by binding to brain cells, stopping those cells from absorbing the feel-good chemical known as dopamine. As dopamine accumulates between brain cells, feelings of reward and pleasure are enhanced. Scientists have even identified regions on brain cells most affected by moderate to…

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