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Choosing a Treatment Center

Searching Google for an addiction treatment center results in 1, 620,000 + listings. Most have fabulous websites, enticing advertisements and generally speaking strong marketing techniques. The real question is how one...

The Un-Working of The 12 Steps: The Road to Relapse

How can someone who has completed all 12 steps relapse? The Alcoholics Anonymous: Big Book says, “What we really have is a daily reprieve contingent on the maintenance of our spiritual...

Have we the Professionals Forgotten the Importance of Family Love?

Parents don’t know how to parent a young adult who is an alcoholic and/or drug addict. Period! What they do know, is that there comes a point when they reach outside...

I’m Sober. Now What?

Mary started drinking and using pills when she was 15. She is now 28 and has a year of sobriety. She works in the field of finance and has her own...

Back to the Basics of Recovery – Step Three

Made a decision to turn our will and our lives over to the care of God as we understood Him. In this article, we will examine the third part of the surrender...

When It’s Time To Intervene: Tips on Selecting an Intervention Specialist

A family intervention, when well executed, can be an extremely powerful and potentially life-saving tool. The act of coming together as a family (with friends, other supports) to discuss a person’s...

Stages Of Change

Why do some people stop using drugs and alcohol when it becomes a problem while others do not? A person’s ability to make important changes in his or her life depends...

Addiction, Sobirety, And Spirituality

The following article is the continuation of a two part article on the importance of Spirituality in long term recovery which was in our June issue. For those who want to...

Back to the Basics of Recovery – Step Two

Came to believe that a Power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity. In the first article of this series, I presented some of the guidelines that AA sponsors used in...

When Teens Abuse Drugs – Why It Matters When Kids Experiment With Drugs And...

Adolescent drug, tobacco and alcohol abuse is a pervasive problem around the world. Addiction and its medical consequences have been called the most costly health problem in America today. In the...

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