Fear, anger, and shame are all a part of the cycle of addiction. But you are not alone. Should you admit a drinking episode to a sponsor? What can you expect? More on admitting drinking to an AA sponsor here.
Saturday, March 19th, 2011
Finding a sponsor is one of the most important steps on the road to recovery. 10 tips on how to find an AA sponsor, plus finding the right sponsor for you and ideas maybe you didn’t think of yet.
In some ways, AA shares characteristics with cults. In other ways, AA may seem like a religion. But where does Alcoholics Anonymous fall within the sociological practice of its beliefs? Is AA truly a cult?
Thursday, March 17th, 2011
People use over the counter (OTC) drugs to either get high or to manufacture illegal and illicit drugs (methamphetamine). So what are these medications called on the streets? Learn the top street names for over the counter drugs here.
Wednesday, March 16th, 2011
Burnout can trigger addiction. Even more, job burnout can keep medical staff from both personal satisfaction and performance. Learn to recognize burnout in nursing here and get ideas for getting back on your feet.
Tuesday, March 15th, 2011
Some people, even doctors, confuse prescription drug dependency with addiction. Dr. Burson describes pain pill addiction signs and symptoms here. Plus, 10 questions to ask yourself about pain pill use (and possible addiction) here.
How do you establish respect in relationships after active addiction has ceased? Three (3) steps to getting your relationship back on track here.
Learn how to overcome codependency in relationships by shifting your spiritual basis of understanding. Rabbi Taub teaches us the basics of recovery from codependency in this short excerpt from his book, “God of Our Understanding”.
Saturday, March 12th, 2011
Don’t know where to find help for a gambling problem? Three places you can get gambling help here.
The effects of alcoholism on the family can seem obvious. So what should you do if you are the spouse or child of a binge drinker? More here.