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Healing From the Inside Out

Last year, one week before I was to attend my first She Speaks conference, I decided to have a fun day out with my girls! I took them to a historical location right outside of our hometown called Dunn’s Falls. 1,163 more words


DENIAL - a cause of lack of patient compliance

DENIAL – This is the most common thing leading to lack of patient medication adherence(PMA). All the work of a pharmacist or health care professional goes waste if the patient refuses to accept that he has a disorder. 289 more words

Clinical Pharmacy

What Do I Have to be Depressed About?

I was resistant to my diagnosis and subsequent initial treatment.  I didn’t understand what was wrong with me.  I came from a wonderful family with parents that loved me, supported me, and took great care of me.  166 more words


Blaming Has No Place In Recovery

By Bill

There is much debate about the causes of addiction: environment, genetics, moral failing, physical changes, emotional trauma and so on.  While interesting intellectually, these things have nothing to do with quitting.  344 more words


The Two Steps

The Two Steps:

1. We admitted we powerless over our addictions — that our lives had become unmanageable.

2. We tried to carry this message to addicts (alcoholics, overeaters, gamblers…whatever).

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Not me!

That is what I have told myself over and over again for years. I was one of those people that would listen to someone talk about domestic abuse and say “I wouldn’t put up with that for a minute, he would be so gone!” I was so sure, so smug, so righteous. 1,120 more words



You cannot awaken someone who is pretending to sleep.