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How Do You Win The War When You Don’t Know Who The Enemy Is?

What’s the war? It’s the physiological and emotional reactions to the neurotransmitter imbalances within your physiology, which expresses as an addiction and/or abuse of drugs and alcohol. 

ADDICTION – A FAMILY’S WORST NIGHTMARE

There are only a few words in the English language that can evoke more pain and wider range of emotions in a parent than, “your child is addicted to...

HOW FAMILY MEMBERS CAN MOVE FROM FEAR TO LOVE AND HELP THEMSELVES AND THEIR...

Have you ever seen the X-Men character Wolverine where claws magically emerge from his knuckles when he needs them and then go back in when he doesn’t?

ADDICTION AND STIGMA DON’T DISCRIMINATE

Wayne is one of many Deconstructing Stigma participants who is bravely sharing his story of addiction and recovery Addiction doesn’t discriminate. It doesn’t matter how old...

MICHAEL’S GIFT

There he was. My precious baby boy. My first child. It was instant love. I was a mother dedicated to doing everything I could for my baby so that...

DEPRESSION AND RELAPSE UNDERSTANDING DEPRESSION AND HOW IT IMPACTS RECOVERY

Depression and Substance Use DisordersDepression is the most common behavioral health diagnosis among adults. An estimated 300 million people around the world suffer from depression according to the World...

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT THE MARCHMAN ACT

Families of individuals with substance use disorders and co-occurring mental health disorders ask many questions about the Marchman Act. The following are frequently asked questions we receive in our...

THE FIGHT AGAINST FENTANYL – WHAT YOU DON’T KNOW

As the opioid crisis continues to rage on around the country, drugs such as oxycodone, heroin, and hydrocodone have all seen increases in drug overdose deaths in the past...

PSYCHEDELIC DRUGS SHOW PROMISE AS AN EFFECTIVE ADDICTION THERAPY – NO YOU ARE NOT...

One of the greatest sources of consternation in my life is the way our political leaders and lawmakers continue to respond to the greatest drug epidemic the world has...

SEARCHING FOR OUR TRIBE

Although we savor the freedom to be ourselves, and, not withstanding our lifelong quest to be who we will become, we instinctively seek something more. We struggle against autonomy...

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