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.
“There is always soma, delicious soma, half a gramme for a half-holiday, a gramme for a week-end, two grammes for a trip to the gorgeous East, three for a dark eternity on the moon…” ~ Alduous Huxley, Brave New World “Our Rehab Program treats addiction to Painkillers and any Cross Addiction - Learn More” [...]
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. [...]
I think my child is smoking weed. What do I do? For many parents, the idea of their child smoking weed is a nightmare. It seems like just yesterday, you were teaching them how to ride a bike and helping them get dressed for their first day of school. And now they’re using drugs? [...]
An Intervention Letter Helps Maintain Focus on What’s Important Nearly 1 in 3 Americans know someone who is addicted to opioids. Over half know someone who is addicted to alcohol. Addiction runs rampant in our country, and it affects more people than you’d think, If you’ve noticed that a family member or a friend [...]
“Dating in recovery has been compared to playing football without gear, running barefoot over sharp rocks, and having dental work without the benefit of painkillers. It can be the great escape, bounce you back into relapse, or trigger a new addiction.” ~ Mary Faulkner, Easy Does It Dating Guide: For People in Recovery Why [...]