What to do if you think a loved one has an addiction problem.

  September is National Recovery Month. 2019 Marks the 30th year of this important initiative to increase awareness and understanding of mental and substance use disorders and celebrate the people who recover. This year’s theme is theme is Join the Voices for Recovery: Together We Are Stronger. The theme acknowledges the community impact of addiction…

Mariann Smith Addiction Recovery and Marriage Counseling Northfield

Mariann Smith Joins The Juniper Center Counseling and Therapy Services in Northfield.

Providing Addiction Recovery and Marriage Counseling Northfield The Juniper Center, which provides counseling and therapy services in Northfield, IL, is pleased to welcome Mariann Smith, LCPC, LMFT, CADC to the practice. Smith began her career in the field of substance abuse (CADC is a Certified Drug and Alcohol Abuse Counselor) and became a Licensed Marriage…

What to do when your political opponent is sitting across from you at Thanksgiving dinner.

Even though the election is over, political talk, feelings about the results and the reactions from “the other side” are still palpable.  Facebook posts, coffee shop conversations, conversations over lunch at work or with friends continue hourly, daily.  On Facebook we can exit the conversation quickly and easily, but what do we do if we…