Monday, February 18, 2019

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After The War On Drugs…

Spring, 2009. After the war on drugs? Scanning down the list of hits from an online search, I see this phrase and am stunned by the words. Long time meditation practices...

Going From Addict To Charity Event Director?

Derek lived the life of an addict. His abuse of drugs and alcohol lost him his job, his family, his home, his self-esteem, his self-worth, his health … he was an...

The Hurricane Of A Loved One’s Addiction- How to Weather The Storm

Ever drive through sideways rain? Eight years ago, Hurricane Rita was approaching and my husband was returning from his weekly out-of-state work commute. We had five hours until the storm, so I...

Alternative Medicine

ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE can often play an extremely useful role in the treatment of compulsive gamblers. The alternative treatments available enhance the traditional modalities that are used in treatment to form a...

Evidenced Based Scientifically Proven Advancements In Holistic Addiction And Mental Health Treatment

Addiction treatment is very personal to me. Nearly thirty-years ago it was me who was having trouble getting free of drugs. My behavior when I was using nearly ruined my life...

What Happens In Treatment

The first step to getting help for any addiction is to agree to get it. In my forty + (yes I am getting old) years of practice, I have discovered that...

Learn To Be Optimistic

I know it is difficult to be optimistic when we constantly encounter negativity and pessimism around us. Remember, recovery is all about hope, so your best option is to be optimistic...

Spirit, Mind, And Body (SMB)

It is time to do something radically different in the area of substance abuse, co-occurring disorders, mental health treatment and holistic wellness. The question I continually ask myself is, “are we...

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