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SWEET TOOTH OR SUGAR ADDICTION – THE ANSWER MAY SURPRISE YOU!

Have you ever gotten out of bed in the morning with a bad case of the hangries – or maybe in the evening during that space of time between the end...

Using Psychoeducation Materials For Co-occurring Disorders

Like a Storm Substance use starts out as a light mist, a gentle drizzle, occasionally drinking or using in a seemingly harmless fashion. However, with even a casual glance, one can see...

Is Technology Use a Risk To Sobriety?

For many individual’s addiction is confounding, frustrating and destructive. Whether it’s sugar, caffeine, nicotine, shopping, gambling, alcohol or drugs, it seems no one is exempt. Everyone struggles with something. For many,...

College Mental Health: A Checklist For Parents

Approximately four million students will enroll in college for the first time this year, and the transition to university life can be overwhelming. Coupled with the known fact that many mental...

Krokodil: “The World’s Deadliest Drug”

Like an alien spore oozing from a sci-fi film, krokodil has emerged as one of the worst drugs of abuse. Called “the Zombie Drug,” and “The World’s Deadliest Drug,” krokodil is...
PETS IN RECOVERY

Pets In Recovery

People have heartrending stories when they reminisce with their collection of, “Susie Q was the best dog…” or “I adored my cat Sammy…” We all remember that fi rst neighborhood kitten...

TALKING WITH AN ADDICT: ARE YOU A LAMB, LION OR OWL?

When you have a friend or loved one who is addicted to drugs or alcohol, you know that it’s super challenging to talk to them about their addiction. When you do,...

THE THREE MOST POWERFUL WORDS IN ANY RELATIONSHIP: “I TRUST YOU”

The cornerstone of all effective relationships is trust. When we think of verbs that often accompany trust, they tend to be words like ‘earned’ or ‘established’. Few words can indicate a...

PARKLAND STRONG ISN’T MERELY A SLOGAN

Wednesday February 14, 2018- Valentine’s Day. A day that will forever be etched in our memory. It was a day that Parkland, our home for the past 18 years, lost its innocence....

NARCISSISM – ALIVE AND WELL IN BROTOPIA

Anyone familiar with Greek mythology knows it doesn’t turn out so well for Narcissus. So transfixed with his own beauty, Narcissus died staring at his reflection in a pond. Of course...

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