It’s important to know the signs of alcoholism, especially if you have a loved one who has a problem. Alcoholic Drinking Behaviors That are Hard to Ignore Alcoholism is a chronic disorder, which is marked by certain alcoholic behaviors along with specific genetic traits. For example, compulsive drinking is a behavior while those with [...]
Part of the 12 steps in AA is making amends. It is concerned with your personal relationships that may have fallen apart before you began your road to recovery. Step 8 is all about looking back to see where you were at fault. Step 9 is then about doing your best to rectify the [...]
Drug testing timelines help you to understand just how long drugs stay in your system. The drugs can linger in your blood, urine, saliva, and hair. Drug detection times are the windows in time where drug testing for drug traces in your hair, urine, or saliva will show up positive. Some of the drug [...]
Teenage self-harm is a worsening problem across the U.S. and in Washington state. Find out why teenagers hurt themselves and what can be done to help them.
Social acceptance, academic pressures, isolation, depression… today’s teenagers have much to contend with. Is that why teenage suicide rates are rising in WA?
WARNING: This article includes subject matter that may be disturbing to some readers The month of March is synonymous with spring-time, of the equinox, when both of the Earth’s hemispheres bathe in the light of the sun, a time of hope, of rejuvenation, and of nature’s new growth. However, for many teenagers who self-harm, who [...]
We live in exceptionally troubled times. Now, in this month of March that every year marks “Self-Harm Awareness Month,” it would be logical to say that some of us are better placed than others to cope with the daily onslaught of new numbers of diagnosed coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, new numbers of fatalities, and the enormous [...]
One father’s struggle to help his son find recovery from alcoholism, via professional detox and rehab - a journey that eventually would reunite them again.
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Addiction is a deadly disease that destroys the lives of everyone who comes into contact with it. It is not just the addict or alcoholic who is negatively impacted. The entire family is disrupted. It is particularly difficult when mothers become addicted to alcohol or drugs like crystal meth, heroin, cocaine, or prescription painkillers. [...]