Category Archives: Addiction

Acceptance

Acceptance is outcomes without attachments, guilt, shame, remorse, self pity, resentment, fear, anger, etc. These are the tools of the disease of addiction. To maintain Recovery One must maintain a state of Acceptance.

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Managing Son’s Heroin Addiction a ‘Full-Time Job’

  A family of eight outside Boston is struggling with their second-oldest son’s heroin addiction. Recently, he overdosed, and paramedics revived him with Narcan. Click for NBC clip (requires flash player).

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Maz Jobrani Sobriety & the Struggle to Overcome Addiction

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Recovery and addiction art project

In the next few days, the doors will appear in Reno NV. A shadow figure is painted on a door from the Lear Theater as part of the art project, Doors to Recovery. The local artist created door represents the … Continue reading

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Daily marijuana use has a measurable effect on the brain, a new study finds.

Teenagers who smoked marijuana daily for three years performed poorly on memory tasks and showed abnormal changes in brain structure, according to a Northwestern Medicine study. Researchers in Chicago observed the brains of teenagers who were heavy users of marijuana. … Continue reading

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Addicted And Pregnant

by KARI ANN RINKER.  Article from NPR I bought my first and only pregnancy test when I was 26. At the time, I had been doing a lot of meth. I was fortunate if I remembered to eat one meal … Continue reading

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the mistakes of others

“You must learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t possibly live long enough to make them all yourself.”  Sam Levenson

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