Tim Hillegonds

Graduation

When someone was leaving rehab—we called it graduating—we would all gather in the great room for a goodbye ceremony. We would sit in a circle on dinged-up metal folding chairs, all of us a little too fidgety, a...

The Straight Nope

— Why saying no to addicts can help them say yes to sobriety. Not long ago, I read an article in the Washington Post by Britni de la Cretaz titled: “There’s nothing I can do to prevent my child from becoming...