Tuesday, August 20, 2019
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ENDOCARDITIS: A SERIOUS HEALTH RISK OF ADDICTION

In her youth, Emily was an exceptional young woman. She was an A+ student with big goals and loads of ambition. When she wasn’t studying, you’d often find her participating in...

EMPOWERMENT: HOPE, HEALING AND RECOVERY IN WOMEN’S HEALTH

This essay is about hope, healing, and recovery regarding women impacted by the opioid epidemic. It is not about blame, shame, or placing guilt on anyone or any system such as...

ADDICTED AND PREGNANT

Sarah wasn’t like most girls when she was growing up in a middleclass home located in  suburbia USA. She was a bit shy and didn’t have a vast group of friends,...

FEEDING THE RECOVERING BRAIN FOR HOLIDAY SERENITY

It is our brain’s job to allow us to cope with stress gracefully, but to do that, it needs to be fed optimally! How can we optimally feed our brains this...

Recover At Home – A New solution To An Old Problem

In today’s world, we are all too familiar with the drug crisis running rampant in the US. The CDC reported 63,632 overdose deaths from all substances in 2016, and multiple states...

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...

Will I Ever Sleep? Sleep In Year One

The first year of sobriety is incredibly stressful, and if you are maintaining sobriety you deserve all the self-praise you can muster. During this first year, you may struggle with roller-coaster emotions...

A Gut Feeling on The Future of Addiction Treatment

What I find concerning in most modern addiction treatment programs is the lack of integration of new scientifically proven effective modalities with self-help programs. Let me be clear in saying self-help...
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Reduce Relapse- Feed the Brain First!

It’s our brain’s job to help us cope with stress gracefully. To do that, it needs to be fed optimally. An addicted brain is a starving brain! Starving brains cause us...

LIVING BEYOND – A DEADLY COMBINATION: EATING DISORDERS AND ADDICTION

“Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there some day.” ~ A. A. Milne One spring evening in mid-2000, I was driving up the Interstate-5 corridor returning to my home...

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