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Michael Phelps: 'I don't know if I'm an alcoholic'

Source:CNN

By Matias Grez

(CNN)Michael Phelps, the most decorated athlete in Olympic history, has a checkered and well-publicized history with alcohol and drug use. 187 more words

The Muslim Times

The Wisdom of the 12 Steps

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Men and women drink essentially because they like the effect produced by alcohol… They are restless, irritable and discontented, unless they can again experience the sense of ease and comfort which comes at once by taking a few drinks…

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Treasure

Hardship’s gifts are buried:
you will find them if you dig

© Meisaan Chan

Poetry

What Really Works in Drug Detox

I have been writing about the heroin epidemic in our country for the last couple of blog posts. As you know, the increase in deaths from drug overdoses is driven by an increase in addiction to both prescription painkillers like OxyCondin,Vicodin and Percocet as well as fentanyl and heroin. 478 more words

Addiction

The Woman Whose Addiction Story Shook Obama Now Has A Bill In Her Name

Source: Huffington Post

Jessie’s Law tries to make a patient’s addiction history more widely known to his or her physicians.

WASHINGTON — The young woman whose story of heroin addiction and subsequent death compelled President Barack Obama to sharpen his focus on the epidemic has inspired new legislation in Congress. 265 more words

The Muslim Times

Would You Be Willing To Give Me A Hand

Would you be willing to give me a hand?

If  I could share my hoarding problem,

Would you listen and lend a hand,

Could you would lift off these burdens  for a spell… 81 more words

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