You can find it at almost any restaurant, gas station, grocery store, pretty much any establishment that serves food—not to mention the cluster of bars and liquor stores located worldwide.
The year 2020 is over, and 2021 is officially here.
Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous remain to be some of the most popular groups in recovery. For as long as the 12-step model has been around, it would make a lot of sense that one and/or both of these groups are usually the first-choice method with someone who is struggling from substance abuse. However, a 12-step program might not always be the best thing for everyone.
For several years prior to coming to Narconon Suncoast, I have lived the life of a somewhat functioning alcohol abuser . Generally, I maintained a professional career position and a mostly secluded personal life.
I grew up in a normal home with a family that loved me. I had many hobbies, I played sports and was in musicals. I went to college and obtained a degree in landscape design. At the age of 25, I was introduced to methamphetamine...
I grew up in a loving family that was initially very close. We got together every Sunday for family dinners and that was something that I really looked forward to. However, over time my family disconnected. I feel as though that left a void in my life…
Instead of viewing addiction as a disease from which one can never recover and that one is powerless over, the answer lies in returning the ability to chose back to the addict. By teaching them life skills and handling cravings, addicts can regain their ability to choose and exercise power over addiction.
’Tis the season to be jolly! It is that time of year again, and while the holidays can be a wonderful and joyous occasion for families across the globe, it is also a time of year that can bring certain unpleasantries, including the stress that often accompanies family gatherings and the rush to get all of the preparations done for holiday meals or gifts under the tree.
I cannot express enough how happy I am to be spending this coming up holiday and every future holiday free from the hell I had created for me and my family. My mom told me that she feels like she now has her daughter back and this was the best gift I could have ever given her for Christmas. The relationship I have with my family now is beyond great compared to a year ago...
The Holidays Once Saddled by Misery, A New Outlook Brings Joy and Excitement for this Holiday Season
Before my addiction started, holidays were never what they were supposed to be. My dad was addicted to meth basically my whole life. I can only remember a few Christmas’, I do not remember ever trick or treating with my family, we never had family Thanksgiving. My mom tried but there was no money for a Christmas tree let alone presents.