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Newsflash: Alcohol Is a Drug

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Have you ever been asked if you do drugs? If you drink alcohol, the answer is yes, you do drugs. Think of everyone you know that drinks alcohol — yes, they all do drugs too.  534 more words


Your Hard-Earned Money

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How much of your hard-earned money have you wasted on booze? How much will you waste in the future if you keep drinking? 327 more words


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Involuntary Psychiatric Hospitalization

Allison Strong

When I think about involuntary hospitalization, I feel vaguely violated. It was sudden, and it wasn’t my choice. 928 more words

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One Day At a Time

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If you can quit drinking for a day, you can quit drinking.

You don’t have to think long-term — weeks, months, years, the rest of your life — all you need to focus on is today. 378 more words


Just keep putting one foot in front of the other

Today has been incredibly hard. Today isn’t another day one of sobriety. Today is changing the rest of my life – wherever that may lead me. 277 more words


Get Your Willpower On

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Willpower: the ability to control yourself; strong determination that allows you to do something difficult (such as to lose weight or quit drinking). 513 more words


Stumbling through another Father's Day

Who ever knew these holidays, the ones to honor our mothers and fathers, could be the toughest of all. Hallmark doesn’t make a card for “The Dad Who Has Everything…..including a drug addiction and jail time.” Or, “Thank you mom, the best thing you could have done was put me in the foster home. 481 more words