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 “learner”. After all, young students don’t have the stress-management … [Read more...]
The Torch Has Been Passed to Me . . .
. . . 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 Devine calling now is primarily because: It is sad to witness the United States “talk” about its National Opioid Epidemic, I am tired of young people … [Read more...]
Upcoming Posts …..
Please visit the TIDBITS Page - go to the middle MENU and look to the far right! The Legalization of Marijuana in Washington, DC Recovery Africa (Oxford Houses and Treatment Centers in Ghana, Africa) Self-Assessments (Am I Alcoholic?, Am I Drug Addicted?, etc.) Faith-based Recovery √ - Archived: Tips for Parenting (to help with … [Read more...]
Recovery Houses . . .
The Purpose and Structure of Oxford House Purpose Oxford House is a concept in recovery from drug and alcohol addiction. In its simplest form, an Oxford House describes a democratically run, self-supporting and drug free home. Parallel to this concept lies the organizational structure of Oxford House, Inc. This publicly supported, non-profit 501(c)3 corporation is the … [Read more...]
Hello world! . . . The START of Counseling On A Shoestring
In The Beginning, Counseling On A Shoestring started as just a BLOG ... and "e-x-p-a-n-d-e-d" to this website. Therefore, I invite you to visit my "Blogging-Roots" at my FORMER email address . . . www.omideshoestring.com . . . to checkout my humble beginnings :-) ... (which is STILL dear to my heart) !!! Sincerely, Janis Small Omide, MS, CSAC ~ Founder, … [Read more...]