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Preventing drug addiction, alcohol addiction and suicide should be #1 in our country. The only way to prevent these is by prevention education. There are many groups that can help you. The Sober World has information for many of these groups.

Mental Health, Addiction And Scientifically-Proven Holistic Remedies

Why is it that some people can have a drink or two and walk away while others just can’t seem to get their fill? Is there a reason why some are...

COMMUNITY-BASED RELAPSE PREVENTION An Addiction Recovery Movement of the Future

Relapse is the single most challenging issue facing clinicians working in the field of addiction. Numerous relapse prevention strategies have been developed to mitigate this propensity for relapse. Despite these efforts,...

Facing Down Co-Dependence: Five Steps To Emotional Freedom

Life in the Altman family revolved around taking care of my father and brother. Ever since my first exposure to my alcoholic father, I assumed the roles of caretaker and lost...

RECOGNIZING THE CHOICE OF RELAPSE PREVENTION

Many have heard the time-worn expression, “relapse is the rule and not the exception.” Relapse is always lurking somewhere. It is only as close as the next drink or that next...
NEW YEARS RESOLUTIONS

LIVING BEYOND

PREVENTION STARTS WITH BEING INFORMED, EDUCATED AND SUPPORTIVE “Prevention is all about persuasion.” ~ Theodore Caputi For many parents, a child’s return to school may be met with a bag of mixed emotions, reservations...
Parent’s Worst Nightmare

On The Ledge: Surviving Every Parent’s Worst Nightmare

Why am I writing about this issue? It’s so hard to lose a loved one, but the loss of a loved one due to suicide is perhaps the most unbearable loss...

LIVING BEYOND – THE HIDDEN SADNESS BEHIND THE SMILE

We are all too familiar with the many challenges that come with living life. Life has its ups and-downs. You can be certain that life will inevitably present a host of...

Defining Addiction

This is a typical problem of addiction; this problem is how it is hidden from the people that love and care about you. However, there are signs that scream addiction and...
NEW YEARS RESOLUTIONS

LIVING BEYOND: CHRONIC PAIN AND ADDICTION

“Of pain you could wish only one thing: that it should stop. Nothing in the world was so bad as physical pain. In the face of pain there are no heroes.”...

Alcohol- The Effect On Mind, Body and Spirit

“Marley was dead, to begin with. There is no doubt whatever about that. ...Old Marley was as dead as a doornail.” These few words start the opening scene of one of...

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