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(http://goo.gl/O0Vpq4) - Do You Have the Following Symptoms? Have you tried to quit drinking alcohol or using your drug of choice, but find yourself thinking about the drug frequently? Have you traded ordinary activities for spending time alone with your drug of choice? Have your friends or family noticed that... Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2014 at Bcallin858's blog
(http://goo.gl/5ENecH) - Alcoholics and addicts self-identify usually only after their problem presents in such a way that they are sick and tired of being sick and tired. By this point, alcohol and/or drugs are so dominant a force that important areas in life are often neglected. One of these is... Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2014 at Bcallin858's blog
(http://goo.gl/i0z2i7) - Using a standard 12 step alcohol rehab program, it is a large factor to acknowledge a higher power and surrender to your self will. For many addicts, these steps are hard to conquer for a variety of reasons. Staunch atheists tend to think of the steps that require... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2014 at Bcallin858's blog
(http://goo.gl/W159B3) - Social Acceptability Leads to Peer Pressure Alcohol is a legalized drug in the United States. It is available for purchase in many locations. It is disguised as fun and is often socially acceptable. If combined with a brain illness known as addiction illness, or alcoholism, it can become... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2014 at Bcallin858's blog
(http://goo.gl/zSbpn7) - Few people who have listened and enjoyed Macklemore would predict he would credit getting sober with the success of his music career. Surprising M.T.V. News, he said: “I realized that music and me did not work if I was under the influence. Macklemore’s drug use aside, there isn’t... Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2014 at Bcallin858's blog
(http://goo.gl/BiVWBD) - When a patient is suffering from a severe addiction illness, checking into a drug detoxification rehabilitation facility is important for many reasons. The first and most challenging part of a life of recovery is detoxing, or ridding the body of the addictive substances flowing through the blood stream.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2014 at Bcallin858's blog
(http://goo.gl/IYtfPf) - Clean Slate Recovery: The Best Drug Rehabs in Texas Drug addiction is a scary reality that millions of people all over the world are currently dealing with. That’s because this substance abuse problem leaves its victims feeling like they have absolutely no control over their lives. The worst... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2014 at Bcallin858's blog
(http://goo.gl/MPc0GE) - Drug addiction treatment is a comprehensive process that addicts might find difficult to apply to their life in the early stages. This is a natural frustration, and something that should be approached with tenderness and self care. There is no point to beating yourself up over short- comings... Continue reading
Posted Mar 12, 2014 at Bcallin858's blog
(http://goo.gl/il9WnW) - Mindfulness is a concept born in the Buddhist tradition but useful to anyone, regardless of belief or adherence to a particular tradition. It has become secularized to the point that it can be considered a psychological concept, and is particularly useful to recovering addicts and alcoholics. The central... Continue reading
Posted Mar 12, 2014 at Bcallin858's blog
(http://goo.gl/FCW8D5) - Researchers have linked alcoholism and genetics together by finding a gene that causes extreme alcohol intake. According to a recent article from Newcastle University, scientists have also figured out the system that affects alcoholism. The scholarship shows how mice without a genetic defect showed little or no interest... Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2014 at Bcallin858's blog
(http://goo.gl/SJ3rBC) - It may not be obvious to you that you have an alcohol dependency. This can especially be the case if you have been drinking for a long period of time that spans years- your “normal” state may be distracting you from the immediate troubles at hand. In order... Continue reading
Posted Mar 7, 2014 at Bcallin858's blog
(http://goo.gl/H7rRT2) - When someone seeks help for a drug or alcohol addiction, family members have the potential to play a positive role in that individual s recovery. Many treatment centers now provide therapy for the entire family, in order to help loved ones understand addiction, rebuild relationships, and be a... Continue reading
Posted Mar 7, 2014 at Bcallin858's blog
(http://goo.gl/pqTK1s) - Ocean Breeze will once again be the main sponsor of the Fellowship Foundation Children s Drug Prevention Golf Classic. The golf event is a fun way for supporters to raise funds for drug prevention programs for youth. The Golf Classic will take place Monday, April 28, at Parkland... Continue reading
Posted Mar 7, 2014 at Bcallin858's blog
(http://goo.gl/7XCNKx) - If you have completed a residential drug treatment, the road to recovery does not end there. While being in a residential drug treatment can be challenging, it is also a safe environment that promotes a healthy mindset and a sober way of living. You will not be able... Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2014 at Bcallin858's blog
(http://goo.gl/4Llmrn) - A recent gathering in La Quinta, California, brought together treatment professionals, politicians, and advocates for improved mental health care. The purpose of the 2014 Health Matters Conference was to discuss the latest trends in the addiction field, treatment strategies, and prevention tactics. One participant, former congressional representative, Patrick... Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2014 at Bcallin858's blog
(http://goo.gl/rpGNSv) - People who suffer with an addiction usually want to cover up the problem and keep their addiction a secret. They are embarrassed about it, and feel ashamed at how the addiction is affecting their family. When an addiction is hidden, however, the person is unable to seek treatment... Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2014 at Bcallin858's blog
(http://goo.gl/5Uz26H) - Drug treatment in the Southwest Drug addiction is a serious problem facing the united states and with no end in sight it appears to many as a long uphill battle. Regardless of whether it s prescription or illegal substance abuse the effects can be devastating both on individuals... Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2014 at Bcallin858's blog
(http://goo.gl/P87ksF) - Parents play the biggest role in the responsibility to keep kids off of drugs and alcohol. According to Drug Abuse Resistance Education program (D.A.R.E.), kids need to feel happy, healthy, loved and supported. This is accomplished when parents keep an open dialogue with their kids not only with... Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2013 at Bcallin858's blog
(http://goo.gl/WnYHRt) - In treatment centers across the country there are therapists, nurses, directors and support staff who were once addicted to drugs or alcohol, and who now devote their time to helping others. These men and women find great reward in working with others who are going through the same... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2013 at Bcallin858's blog
(http://goo.gl/O635jS) - While it is impossible to shield a child from all negative things around them, parents can give their teen tools to help them deal with things like negative peer pressure. Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2013 at Bcallin858's blog
(http://goo.gl/tY5o3w) - Facing rehab is a difficult and sometimes scary experience. It is hard to prepare knowing one s life will change drastically and while fighting the resistance one may feel. What to Pack for Rehab If given the opportunity it is best to pack a bug-out bag for rehab... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2013 at Bcallin858's blog
(http://goo.gl/h0zDyV) - The win-win combination of stretching exercises, regulated breathing, and the sense of peacefulness in mind and body is almost magical. Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2013 at Bcallin858's blog
(http://goo.gl/vXAP2z) - Rumors have been surfacing about the recent drama surrounding Lamar Odom and his wife, Khloe Kardashian. Reports last week stated that Odom was missing, that he and Khloe had separated, and that Odom has been struggling with drug addiction for some time. Now it seems that Odom is... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2013 at Bcallin858's blog
(http://goo.gl/dgo7JM) - According to U.S. News, nearly 10 million Americans suffer from #EatingDisorders Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2013 at Bcallin858's blog
(http://goo.gl/vbyXYO) - Maintaining a sober lifestyle can be hard in this busy world. In order to keep what is important on the brain and help one find a meeting in a flash here is a list of the top 5 sober apps The post Living Sober Through App-lication appeared first... Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2013 at Bcallin858's blog