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Teens using alcohol is a common problem that comes with significant risks.  According to the National Institute of Health (NIH), those risks include:

  • Death – 5,000 people under age 21 die each year from alcohol-related car crashes, homicides, suicides, alcohol poisoning, and other injuries such as falls, burns, and drowning.
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Don Draper Problem Drinker

While actor Jon Hamm has just successfully completed a stint in rehab for alcohol abuse, it hard to imagine the same fate for Don Draper who has long been waging a battle with booze. 667 more words

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Fairly quickly after my last drink I found myself moving towards a strange place. Old habits once anchored by my alcoholism began to lose their footing. 1,230 more words


Ennea: Development LEVELS Outlined (Part 1)


what level I’m at!

PREVIOUS: Anger & Co-Dep (#3)

SITE: Enneagram in Addiction Counseling

LEVELS – Each of the nine Enneagram Types contains its own… 799 more words


Judge Me Not

Why is it that we are so judgmental? Why do we think we know people based off of something they’ve done or their appearances? Being a recovering alcoholic and I’ve had my fair share of bad decisions and blackouts that had my whole hometown talking, but WHY do we talk incessantly about other peoples problems? 521 more words


Counting Blessings

Hello there strangers! It feels so strange that I haven’t written anything for a couple of days! I guess I’ve just been very busy.

I woke up this morning feeling quite nostalgic and grateful. 482 more words


Is Science Being Irrational Rather than AA?

In a recent blog a few days ago I challenged some of Gabrielle Glaser’s “evidence” in her article   “The Irrationality of Alcoholics Anonymous “, which purported to demonstrate the so-called effectiveness of “controlling drinking”. 1,251 more words

12 Steps