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The 30 Day Myth- Shouldn’t Rehab Only Take 30 days?

There is an idea in society that drug rehabilitation should only take 30 days. This idea says that, after only 30 days of withdrawal and treatment, the individual should be clean...

NEWLY SOBER? 5 TIPS TO HELP YOU TO SOAR THROUGH THE HOLIDAYS

New sobriety is one thing, but newly sober during the holidays – how in the world do people do that? The answer is- very well, indeed. Especially, if you follow these...

GROWING UP STONED – THE IMPACT AND OUTCOMES OF CANNABIS ON ADOLESCENTS AND...

Introduction Contrary to popular myth, marijuana is an addictive and debilitating drug, and currently at the center of much political, legal, medical and social controversy. The best available evidence reveals that 22.2...

LIVING BEYOND: MAINTAINING SOBRIETY

“Getting sober was one of the three pivotal events in my life, along with becoming an actor and having a child. Of the three, finding my sobriety was the hardest thing.”...

WHAT ARE YOU THINKING? HOW YOUR THOUGHTS AFFECT YOUR RECOVERY FROM ADDICTION

Have you ever wondered about the impact of your thoughts? By now, most people have either seen the movie The Secret or have heard about it. By showing a number of different...

INTERVIEW WITH JANIS WINEHOUSE

I had the pleasure of interviewing Janis Winehouse who lost her only, very talented daughter Amy, who died from alcohol poisoning due to excessive drinking. Patricia: As you know, I interviewed Mitch...

RECOVERY AND FOOTBALL CAN GO HAND-IN-HAND

Fall is upon us. School has started and students have descended upon university campuses across the country. The beginning of the fall semester is always full of hope and promise. It...

WHEN DENIAL BECOMES AN AFFLICTION: IT’S OK TO TALK ABOUT MENTAL ILLNESS

For years, addiction and mental illness were not talked about in the same sentence. They were not considered part of the same family. They were not even treated as distant relatives....

WHY STAY SOBER IF I’M DYING?

I had just completed a workshop on relapse prevention. As I was leaving the conference room, a thin and frail-looking man from the audience approached me. “Mr. Gorski,” he said, “My...

A NEW ATTITUDE FOR A CLEAN AND SOBER NEW YEAR

“The altitude of your attitude is based upon the fullness of your gratitude.” Martin Jackson Whenever an individual, family member, friend or loved one is struggling with, or on a journey with someone...

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