. . . 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...]
Tips for Parenting (to help with PREVENTION)
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 of helping youth with drug problems; and those in recovery tend to think of relapse prevention. However, in addition to TREATMENT and RECOVERY, there is also … [Read more...]
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; therefore, read more . . . A few months ago, (a colleague) inquired about wanting someone to write an atypical article about twelve-step programs—and I “jumped” to … [Read more...]
Substance Abuse Treatment Locator . . .
Do you need to find Substance Abuse Treatment for yourself or someone else? Then check out the Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator by ....... SAMHSA: Substance Abuse Treatment Facility Locator (findtreatment.samhsa.gov) is now known as the Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator. It is an on-line source of information for persons seeking treatment … [Read more...]