Traveling can be challenging for the recovering addict. Going on vacation or most any trip can add to the feeling of stress when away from your recovery support team. Knowing how to find a support group when traveling can help you plan for triggers. Planning for Triggers Planning is key to travel. Working with your [...] Read More
Individuals who face charges on addiction offenses are typically sent to Drug Court instead of the traditional justice system . The purpose is to keep addicted people in treatment for an extended period of time. Typically treatment is one year in duration and is the addicted person is provided with intensive treatment for their addiction [...] Read More
When it comes to kids asking about sex, there have always been jokes, cringing, embarrassment, and confusion. What do I say, how do I protect them yet equip them, where is the line, are they too young to even ask the question? These questions and many more get fumbled by countless parents every day, and [...] Read More
There have been volumes written on how to beat addiction, and while much of it is helpful and has merit, so many of the strategies lack power for any real lasting change. Could it be seeing the way forward is as simple as looking back? Let me suggest that, perhaps, in our zeal for “self-help” [...] Read More
Excessive alcohol use is held responsible for about 88,000 fatalities in the United States each year. It is, however, also a drain on the nation’s economy, largely owing to significant reductions in workplace productivity. The costs accrued due to excessive alcohol use reached $249 billion in 2010, roughly translating to $2.05 per drink. Majority of [...] Read More
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