Substance Abuse

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Weekend Drinking Might Be More of a Problem than You Think

Ever wonder, “Do I have a drinking problem?” This Guest Blog written by Benjamin Sledge was originally posted on HeartSupport.com. In it he examines his own relationship with alcohol. When everything revolves around booze or happy hour when does the party stop? It’s the blond girl from the gym. The one you’ve stared at for almost three months, wishing…

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The Opioid Epidemic

We Are Facing An Opioid Epidemic If you listen to my radio show you know that I’m a pretty straight shooter. I call it like it is. Sometimes it can come across harshly, but I’m often dealing with life and death situations and I don’t have time to sugar coat things, especially when someone calls…

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Why Alcohol Addiction Is A Big Problem

Alcohol is the most harmful drug, even worse than heroin and crack cocaine. -Dr. David Nutt Does this statement shock you? It is the truth. Dr. David Nutt is a professor of neuropsychopharmacology at Imperial College London. He studies how drugs affect the mind. In this video interview he explains why alcohol is the number…

What Sleep, Food, and Exercise have to do with Recovery:

How THE BIG THREE: Sleep, Food, and Exercise Can Help You in Your Recovery This post was originally published on Fortify, it has been reused with permission by: The Fortify Team. Fortify was specifically designed to help individuals (particularly young people) struggling with pornography eventually reach long-lasting freedom. When you think of ways to help in…

A Rape Survivor’s Story

The journey toward healing begins with the truth. Sarah Kate shares her story of rape, alcoholism, and depression with Unveiled Campaign. This downward spiral that she found herself on was the result of a secret she was keeping…she had been abused and sexually assaulted. She is now on a journey toward healing and shares how she was…