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Addictions: We all have them

I hope that based on the poems we can all agree that my next couple of post will be about addictions.

Now, there many, many, and I mean MANY addictions. 715 more words

Press Release: "A Noble Work" Published

Sherwood Hills Recovery director, Richard M Knapp, released his first book in a series of three on the subject of substance abuse treatment.  “A Noble Work” sets forth the philosophy Knapp has been teaching since the treatment center opened 3 years ago.

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Substance abuse should NOT define a person

“So, what does it mean to you that you use crack?”

He looked at me as though I had asked him about Pi’s stretch into infinity.  335 more words

Addiction Treatment

Waiting to Hit the Elusive ‘Rock Bottom’

Written by Deni Carise

Dr. Deni Carise is a nationally recognized expert in substance abuse & behavioral health and Chief Clinical Officer at Recovery Centers of America (RCA). 1,016 more words


Judson Brewer: A simple way to break a bad habit - [TED Talks]

Can we break bad habits by being more curious about them? Psychiatrist Judson Brewer studies the relationship between mindfulness and addiction — from smoking to overeating to all those other things we do even though we know they’re bad for us.

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