Saturday, September 19, 2020

Prevention

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.

GENETIC INNOVATION FOR ADDICTION RECOVERY AND PREVENTION

Following 27 years of extensive worldwide research, a panel of ten reward gene risk variants, along with a proprietary scoring index called the Genetic Addiction Risk Score (GARS™), has been developed....
Domestic violence

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...

POSITIVE DISCIPLINE…POTENTIALLY GOOD PREVENTION

We all want our children to avoid risky behaviors, especially as they enter the scary teen years. Alcohol use in our town begins as early as 11. Heroin and other opiate...
THE EYES OF A BACK ROW BAPTIST

AA THROUGH THE EYES OF A BACK ROW BAPTIST

Take a second, close your eyes, and think about what I am describing. You walk up to a large room, the only thing more energizing than the hot coffee, is the...
Domestic violence

LIVING BEYOND: THE EFFECTS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND ADDICTION

“Childhood should be carefree, playing in the sun; not living a nightmare in the darkness of the soul.” ~ Dave Pelzer Domestic violence rarely affects only those directly involved in the abusive relationship....
addiction recovery movement

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,...
Domestic violence

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.”...
YOUTH Drug

ADDICTION, RECOVERY AND A PATH TO PREVENTION: STEMMING THE TIDE ON YOUTH SUBSTANCE USE

Lawrence Steinberg, Ph.D., author Age of Opportunity – Lessons From the New Science of Adolescence, warns us that “When a country’s adolescents trail much of the world on school achievement, but are...
Changing Seats On The Titantic: Cross Addiction

Changing Seats On The Titantic: Cross Addiction

Understanding Addiction Addiction is a bio-psycho-social illness that disrupts the lives not only of the person who is addicted but also their family, friends, co-workers and neighbors. Addiction is an illness because...
Developing A Nutrition Plan For A Substance Abuse Recovery Program

The How-To On Developing A Nutrition Plan For A Substance Abuse Recovery Program

When overcoming addiction, a comprehensive nutrition plan will contribute to the success of any rehabilitation program so you can get back to a normal life with your family. A credible nutrition...

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