How do I stop?

You have come here because drug or alcohol use has become a large part of your life. From the outside it may seem like everything is okay. But there’s a nagging thought in the back of your head at all times. You worry that events won’t serve alcohol, or that you will run out your […]

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One Word Mantra

Your spirituality strengthens you. No matter what your belief system, nurturing your inner world will help you cope with what the real world throws at you. Regular prayer or meditation keeps you charged up most days. But sometimes chaos descends. You are stuck in traffic. A job just fell through. An accident has happened. The […]

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Rat out your disease!

How long have you been hiding? That bottle of pills, flask of liquor, or rock of coke has been within reach for awhile now. You have stashed away your tools- whether they be a needle, pipe, foil, wine glass, spoon – so no one can accuse you. But you know what’s going on. It’s time […]

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Alcohol is a Drug?

Yes. Alcohol is a drug. There is no way around it. As the most widely used and accepted drug, alcohol has wrecked havoc on millions of families. People from all different socio-economic background, races, genders, and ages use and abuse this drug. A boy starting his teens is just as likely to abuse this drug […]

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Eating Omega-3 for Mental Health

By far the best nutrient for improving and repairing brain health are Omega-3 Fatty acids. These omega-3s enhance your brain’s plasticity and member fluidity, which lets you think clearer and remember quicker. They also may improve your brain’s metabolism, reducing the amount of free radicals around the brain which creates a less stressed brain. Intitial […]

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Men and Addiction

While addiction is not a gender specific disease, it does affect men and women differently. More men are diagnosed with chemical dependency (addiction) than women, although studies have yet to clarify whether this due to biology or society. The addiction community does acknowledge that men face unique gender challenges that make them more susceptible to […]

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Two Frogs in a Pail

Once, there were two frogs who ventured from their quiet little pond. They hopped, as frogs do, across their bank, through the woods, over the field, until they happened upon a barn. Now, the two had seen many things, but nothing quite like the barn. They hopped, as frogs do, all around. The pair climbed […]

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