NEW! Well, not really new, more than a week old I think, but NEW is the feeling of being enough. Looking inside and not shrinking away for my own gaze. Meeting people and being able to accept that they like … Continue reading ?
Tate Gunning grew up in a loving home with a strong family unit. He was a star athlete in high school and accepted a baseball scholarship to Arizona State University. It was not long before Tate had a taste of the party life in college, which eventually led to him being kicked off the baseball team and losing his scholarship. Show More Summary
Just to inform you and write this down for future references. Ever since the energetic healing which I wrote about in the last post, I have been practicing to bend dark thoughts. Coooooool! It is sort of like not drinking: … Continue reading ?
Two papers published today look at the current evidence of the effects of medical marijuana laws and conclude there is little support that such laws increase recreational marijuana use among adolescents or reduce opioid overdose dea...
I think it makes sense that 50% of people who have eating disorders also have a co-occurring substance use disorder. I used to fall asleep with the remains of my wine glass on my night stand. Now, it’s often a cute little bin of ICE CUBES gum, or the remains of my soupçon of TV […]
My last post was about darkness, I have been introduced to light and am liking it! A lot has happened since. This starts of dark but hang in there. ???? A while ago I was totally submerged in the horror … Continue reading ?
Gabapentin, a nerve pain medication and anticonvulsant, increasingly is being misused, necessitating prescribers to understand its abuse potential and risk profile, according to a new study.
Wouldn’t it be great if you could have a divining rod that foreshadowed alcoholism? It would start shaking when a person was about to hit the point of no return – that moment when over-drinking morphs into reliance. I can picture some modern day Carrie Nation entering a pub, water-witching her way along the bar. […]
This post was first published on 2/19/2014. I felt it was worthy of a re-post.I always seem to struggle through the month of February. In my mind it’s a small month that is packed with stuff – National Freedom Day, Groundhog Day, Rosa...Show More Summary
Definition of End-Stage Alcoholism Touching on a few points.
Tom Ingoglia lost his best friend to drug addiction, lost half of his family in a head on car accident, and struggled with severe chronic pain which led to an opiate addiction. After countless different treatments that never seemed to...Show More Summary
Every mass killing is followed by the same set speeches, interviews, and narratives.
If you’ve been following my blog for a while you will know that I have a love/hate relationship with Valentine’s Day. In my opinion, the best part is that on the 15 th of Feb, all the Valentine candy will be half price. That’s a decent reward for enduring all the syrupy sweet advertising and romantic chick flicks. Show More Summary
A national guide to addressing trauma, and an assessment of how we are doing.