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Pills And Pot On The Playground Seeking Solutions For Teen And Tween Drug Abuse

The problem of drug and alcohol abuse has been around for a very long time. It evolved from the shadows of the underworld, thrived during Prohibition, escalated in the 60’s and...

The Missing Peace: Solving The Anger Problem For Alcoholics, Addicts And Those Who Love...

The Missing Peace will be a significant breakthrough that will offer a lasting effect and help men and women deal with the part of recovery that has been misunderstood, misquoted, and...

Young Adults and Extended Care

You do not need to read a study to know that the number of young adults struggling with addiction is at an epidemic level. While many are working on understanding why...

Parental Addiction, Invisible Victims and Silent Victims

One of my most vivid childhood memories is from when I was about 9 years old and planned to meet my friend at the roller skating rink. I knew that day...

Helping The Helpers

It’s easy to understand why public safety workers are among some of the country’s highest populations with substance abuse, divorce, family dysfunction, depression and suicide. Dealing with the suffering and tragedy...

The Untold Secret

Actually, it is not a secret but more like an aspect of addiction hidden in plain sight. For decades we’ve split off mental health from addiction and alcoholism. The history of...

Understanding Prescription Drug Addiction

Somewhere, at this very moment, a man’s wife agonizes as she receives a call from the police—her husband has been arrested for forging prescriptions for tranquilizers. In another community, a mother...

Collateral Damage of Addiction

When formulating my thoughts for this article I realized the first thing I must say is how sorry I am for the need for such words. And how sorry that you,...

A Fresh Perspective On Drugs And Crime

I talk to a lot of law enforcement professional as the North Miami Police Chaplain and they are frustrated. Everyday they go out and put their life on the line to...

Prevention Is Not Just Another Catch Phrase

Everywhere you turn someone is talking about the war on drugs. Opiate addiction claims 16,000 lives annually, surpassing alcoholism in many regions of the United States. Missouri, Ohio, California, Arizona, Michigan,...

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