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The Problem Continues to Worsen By Richard Taite For more please go to :http://blogs.psychcentral.com/science-addiction/2015/05/alcohol-abuse-and-the-elderly-the-problem-continues-to-worsen/ It will come as no surprise that a considerable number of the older people in our nation drink. A drink after work or a couple of glasses of wine with dinner is a habit that can be picked up over a […]
Sunday, May 24, 2015 Thought for the Day In twelfth step work, the second thing is confession. By frankly sharing with prospects, we get them talking about their own experiences. They will open up and confess things to us that they haven’t been able to tell other people. And they feel better when this confession […]
There are five key risk factors that contribute to a person developing the disease of addiction – genetics, childhood trauma, mental illness, social environment and early use. Please remember – just because you have one or more risk factors doesn’t mean you are one drink or one drug use away from alcoholism or drug addiction. […]
Alcohol relapses are not uncommon among recovering alcoholics. Approximately 90 percent of alcoholics will experience one or more relapses during the four years after treatment, according to a publication from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. While avoiding situations that could trigger a relapse is an excellent first step, building skills to […]