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58 Free adult Christian drug rehab treatment centers

Free adult Christian drug rehab treatment centers

February 13th, 2011

Qualities of drug treatment centers relevant for Christians should include 12 step teachings. But which secular mental health treatments can complement Christian teachings in free adult christian drug rehab treatment centers? We explore here.

13 Is compulsive gambling progressive? The cycle of a gambler

Is compulsive gambling progressive? The cycle of a gambler

February 12th, 2011

Does gambling addiction get worse over time? Yes. Here we present a diagram and explanation of the step-by-step progression of a typical gambling addict over time.

1 Palliative medicine and illegal drugs

Palliative medicine and illegal drugs

February 10th, 2011

Artist Nash Hyon explores the question, "What is a Poison? What is a Remedy?" in her series on plants (some illegal) that can be used in medicine. Explore the questions she raises about the use of plants and plant derived drugs in palliative medicine here.

1 7 advantages of video conferencing with an addiction counselor

7 advantages of video conferencing with an addiction counselor

February 9th, 2011

Video conferencing with an addiction counselor can be less expensive, more comfortable and more flexible than traditional face-to-face therapy. Consider these and other advantages to working with an addiction counselor from the comfort of your own home.

40 Top 10 medical uses for marijuana

Top 10 medical uses for marijuana

February 8th, 2011

Although marijuana has been stigmatized for the cognitive impairment of people who use it, can it actually help some people manage medical problems? We review the top legitimate uses for medical marijuana here.

4 Define respect: What is respect in addiction recovery?

Define respect: What is respect in addiction recovery?

February 7th, 2011

Get a lesson on respect from a life addiction coach. Learn how to define respect, and who it's most important to show respect to in recovery. More on what respect is here.

2 Can a recovery video stop drug relapse?

Can a recovery video stop drug relapse?

February 5th, 2011

Relapse prevention is a process in sobriety. But can a video help you stop a planned relapse? If you are in need of encouragement in recovery, check out this video.

Al Anon: How it works (12 step groups for families)

Al Anon: How it works (12 step groups for families)

February 4th, 2011

Do you wonder how 12 step groups work for families of drug addicts or alcoholics? Social worker, Nachshon Zohari, describes how support groups can help the wives, husbands and children of addicts or alcoholics. And how you can prepare yourself for 12 step support meetings. More on what to expect from 12 step support groups like Al Anon and how it works here.

1 10 new relapse prevention ideas

10 new relapse prevention ideas

February 2nd, 2011

What do jumping jacks, a dictionary dive, and a phone call have in common? They are all ways to avoid relapse. Need more relapse prevention ideas? Ten new ideas for how to prevent a relapse here.

4 What to expect from your first Gamblers Anonymous meeting

What to expect from your first Gamblers Anonymous meeting

February 1st, 2011

From her book "Gripped by Gambling", Marilyn Lancelot shares impressions from her first Gamblers Anonymous (GA) meeting. Learn what to expect from a normal GA meeting, including readings from ittle yellow booklets with ‘Gamblers Anonymous’ printed on the cover, answering the 20 GA questions, and sharing out loud.

1 Top 10 street slang terms for money (buying or selling drugs)

Top 10 street slang terms for money (buying or selling drugs)

January 30th, 2011

If your child or loved one uses any of these words, you'll know that they're buying or selling drugs.

10How to prepare for a miracle in drug addiction & alcoholism recovery

How to prepare for a miracle in drug addiction & alcoholism recovery

February 11th, 2011

How can recovery happen? Yet again, Rabbi Taub helps us understand the "self" in relationship to a Higher Power and helps us prepare for miracles in recovery. Contemplate what it takes to pray for a miracle in addiction recovery here.

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Women in Gamblers Anonymous

February 6th, 2011

It's safe to say that men make up the majority of many 12 step Gamblers Anonymous groups. So where can women fit in? What difficulties do women face in Gamblers Anonymous (GA)? And how can women find common ground with men in recovery from gambling?

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14What is the root cause of the spiritual illness called addiction?

What is the root cause of the spiritual illness called addiction?

February 3rd, 2011

All addicts have a fundamental inability to live peacefully and contentedly. An addict uses his or her drug or behavior of choice to induce a temporary state of relief from a deep, incessant discomfort with life. But what is the root spiritual cause of addiction? Rabbi Shais Taub brings light to the spiritual needs behind an addict and addiction here.

4Narcotics unit police officer: “Visual arts can create social change”

Narcotics unit police officer: “Visual arts can create social change”

January 31st, 2011

We speak with artist Ralph Irby about why he depicts men, women and children in times of struggle. And how his art has helped heal and connect him with the addicts he's worked with in Norfolk, VA. Plus, he gives us some ideas of how art can help police officers get better at their jobs and how drug treatment programs are preferred to prisons. More on art, addiction & law enforcement here.

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