Inhalant use on the rise in the military. But who’s doing anything about it? And just what are our troops inhaling anyways?
Read about how non-profit and government agencies can influence the marketplace … simply by voicing their objection. Can and should you do this in your recovery, too?
Can you see and appreciate the frequent irony of messages on church signs? Take a look at these handful of messages that can also be applied to recovery. If we just open our eyes, the messages are all around us!
Remember ping pong balls aimed into cups of beer? Losers guzzle. Now eager participants can hook up to Wii and catch a thrill without the buzz. But is this REALLY what 13 year olds should be modeling?
Find out what a chat, a ticker and tweets have in common.
In my experience, yes. But just how do you know that someone is using and abusing drugs or alcohol? Some tell-tale signs: the eyes have it.
“There but for the grace of God go I.”
Should we rely on the grace of God or our own works in order to grow closer to a Higher Power? Maybe shifting the paradigm of our old beliefs is a good start. Affirm the goodness of life!
How can we arrive at a common vocabulary for discussing addiction? Rather than categories and sub-categories, I’ve decided to keep it simple. Addiction engages the mind, the body and the spirit.
Addiction is a physical disease. We’ll discuss the ways that the body is predisposed to addictive behavior and the ways that we can bodily recover from addiction. Understanding the physiology, anatomy and chemistry behind addiction can help us know what we’re up against. Exploring physical treatments provides us with treatment options. Read on for more.
Psychology – the science of mental processes and behavior – is essential to recovery. If it’s true that “you become what you think”, changing our thought patterns for the better indicates growth. This section is dedicated to learning more about the way the mental part of ourselves function and how our heads relate to/create our lives.