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Maybe people abuse drugs because they can?

There’s always discussion about why people do the things they do, especially in the realm of substance abuse and addiction. To me, it can feel like people pick up just because they can. 213 more words


How Alcohol works in the body

I found this great infograph and thought i should share it….hope you find it useful and helpful (note: if you click on it, it will open up large enough to read)….


The cold truth about recovery

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One of the harder aspects of trying to treat addiction and substance abuse is that sometimes people want me to have answers that are somehow easy and/or guaranteed. 461 more words


OH - Missing Person: Jayme Bowen | WBNS-10TV Columbus, Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Columbus police and the Ohio Attorney General’s Office are looking for information on the disappearance of Jayme Bowen, 22.

The mother of two has been missing since Thursday, April 10th. 19 more words


About Anxiety -- A Way to Cope

One of the core components of any compulsive disorder is anxiety. For someone who struggles with it, it can be as debilitating as any physical malady. 314 more words


The Emotional Cycles within Addiction are self-sustaining and feed compulsion

I see things as processes that follow certain patterns and dynamics. When it comes to Addiction, there are two (2) observable emotional cycles that occur between a substance (or process) user and a non-user that maintain the compulsion towards a substance. 394 more words


2 Things we ALL should know about an addict

Talking with someone struggling with an addiction can be frustrating. Not for the reasons that you might think, but because they’re so mired in self-hate that almost every thought he or she utters is a projection of that self-hate. 325 more words