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Monthly Archives: February 2014

Substance Abuse and Post Tramatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

PTSD can develop after a traumatic event that threatens one’s security making you feel helpless. Often PTSD is associated with war-scarred veterans. Military combat is the most common contributor among men and women exposed to violent acts. However, any overwhelming life experience can contribute or trigger PTSD, especially if the event feels unpredictable and uncontrollable. […]

Grateful

Presented with permission Hello, my name is Marsha; I am an addict/alcoholic. Four years ago I sought help for my addiction to alcohol, drugs among other things. It changed my life! I gave my full story upon seeking help for my problem. I proceeded to tell my therapist, of course, the things I felt relevant […]

Commonly Used Drugs

Drugs and alcohol can be a dangerous combination when they are cross mixed. These drugs are extremely dangerous, and the long-term result is not yet known. Frequent and commonly used drugs: Marijuana: Weed, pot, grass; the same general drug of the past generations; maybe why marijuana is one of the most commonly used drugs today. […]

Families In Crisis

Alcoholism/drug addiction is a disease of the brain that not only affects the addict’s life but the family members and domestic partners as well.  Just as addicts must recognize the problem and seek the necessary help for recovery so does the family members. Families in crisis need a recovery system much like the alcoholic addict. […]