12 Step Fellowships

12 Step Fellowships such as Alcoholics Anonymous are widely recognized as one of the best community resources available for recovering from alcoholism, drug addiction, and other compulsive disorders. Millions of people have recovered from a seemingly hopeless state of mind and body.

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Finding a Sober Companion

Our Sober Companions work with Interventionists, Admission Specialists, Physicians, Attorneys, Families, Agents, and anyone else concerned with getting a client to and from treatment; we go the distance to help high risk addicts and alcoholics who are struggling with relapse transition into sober living environments.

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What is an Intervention?

An intervention is a deliberate process by which change is introduced into an individuals thoughts, feelings and behaviors.

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Properly Nourishing The Body - Essential In Recovery

People who suffer from alcohol or drug addiction almost always experience some level of malnutrition.  Alcohol is high in empty calories that lead to feeling full but do not support the health of the body.  Drug addicts are often so distracted by the cycle of getting high, crashing and looking for another high that eating and self-care are severely neglected.

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Alcohol Use to Recovery - Testimonial

When someone would say that I was an alcoholic, I would immediately laugh it off and go into denial mode because of the mental picture that I had interpreted of what an "alcoholic" was.

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How Do I Know If I Am An Alcoholic?

It can be difficult to determine if you really you have a drinking problem—especially when denial’s at work. 

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What are Inhalants?

Inhalants are any gases or fumes that can be inhaled for the purpose of getting high. These include many household products—including glue, nail polish remover, gasoline, solvents, butane, and propellants used in certain commercial products such as whipped cream dispensers. 

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Is My Child Abusing Cough Syrup?

Across America a recent survey reported that teens and young adults are abusing cough medication to get high.  This has become one of the top 10 drugs used by adolescents today. 

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Is Addiction a Disease?

Many people do not understand why or how other people become addicted to drugs. It is often mistakenly assumed that drug abusers lack moral principles or willpower and that they could stop using drugs simply by choosing to change their behavior. In reality, drug addiction is a complex disease, and quitting takes more than good intentions or a strong will. In fact, because drugs change the brain in ways that foster compulsive drug abuse, quitting is difficult, even for those who are ready to do so. Through scientific advances, we know more about how drugs work in the brain than ever, and we also know that drug addiction can be successfully treated to help people stop abusing drugs and lead productive lives.

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Staying Active In Recovery

The mood-enhancing properties of physical activity cannot be ignored.  Alcoholics and addicts sometimes neglect taking care of their bodies and do not exercise as much as they should.  These, self-destructive habits, over time may contribute to a downward spiral right back into addiction.

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The Link Between PTSD & Alcoholism

PTSD (Post-traumatic stress disorder), is a serious mental illness that typically develops after a traumatic or terrifying event. Much attention has been brought to the disease by the fact that many military men and women returning from Afghanistan and Iraq have struggled with PTSD. These people, and others with the disorder, are also more likely than their peers to develop an alcohol abuse problem. Coping with PTSD and alcoholism together can be a double challenge and it can lead to a number of issues.

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Fun In Early Sobriety - Making it Count

One of the most common problems for recovering alcoholics and addicts is learning to have fun without drinking or using drugs.  Many reasons people become addicted to drugs or alcohol are depression, boredom and detachment from life, which are all common factors. 

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