Why We Must Talk with College-bound & College Students About the Misuse of Alcohol & Other Drugs (Inspired by My Online-Doctoral-Student-Dropout Journey :-) ) I recently dropped out of an online doctoral program— and as a result, I have developed much compassion for today’s … Continue Reading
What to Do If Your Teen or Young Adult Has a Problem with Drugs?
How do I know if my teen or young adult has a substance use disorder? Click on the following link to find … [Read More...]
Frequently Asked Questions . . .
While researching internet sources (about addiction and/or recovery) to share with you on CounselingOnAShoestring.net, not only was I amazed at … [Read More...]
The Torch Has Been Passed to Me . . .
By JOmide 2 Comments
. . . and I accept! Where do I begin? After much deliberation, I have decided to share a piece of my life with you that I “believe” happened as providence. My reason for feeling a NEED to share my … Continue Reading
Tips for Parenting (to help with PREVENTION)
By JOmide 4 Comments
Over the years I have witnessed that everyone has their own idea of what substance abuse counseling entails. For some, the first thing that comes to mind is treatment for drug addiction or alcoholism; others think … Continue Reading
What is a 12-Step Program . . . and Could One Be Right for You?
What is a 12-Step Program . . . and Could One Be Right for You? NOTE: I wrote, and had posted, this article in May 2013 for someone else's blog that has since closed. It is very appropriate for this site; … Continue Reading