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Struggling to Hold Onto Your Sobriety? Try Helping Someone Else!

By DAVID SACK, M.D.Alcoholics Anonymous is founded on the concept of one addict helping another. This emphasis on service is not based on religious dogma or speculation, but rather decades of experience with what works in addiction recovery. Until recently, science has focused on discovering new...

“Empowering” and “Rescuing”

I came across this quote ( see below) on another counsellors website and thought it was brilliant and so true. Counsellors need to empower their clients, not rescue them or fix their problems. Sometimes that means being very honest about the situation. It also means...

15 Things You Should Give Up To Be Happy

15 Things You Should Give Up To Be Happy Here is a list of 15 things which, if you give up on them, will make your life a lot easier and much, much happier. We hold on to so many things that cause us a great...

How to tell my Children

Whether or not your children are living at home is irrelevant. Having a loved one who is not balanced in their own life can be difficult, unpredictable and confusing.  When they children suspect or know that substance abuse is a problem, they will sometimes even...