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Addiction Counseling

Who Needs Recovery?

You probably need to consider seeking help if: The last thing in the world you want to do is talk about your possible areas of “stuckness.” Your life is getting to be a repeat of one disaster after another. You are finding you feel less and less in control over problems you once thought were […]

Admitting Powerless – a Defeatist Attitude?

Isn’t   admitting “powerlessness” over drugs and alcohol a defeatist attitude? At first glance, declaring that one is powerlessnesss over alcohol sounds like a sad resignation to a lifetime of battling with the urge to drink.   Fortunately, the truth is just the opposite.   Both clinically and spiritually, this admission is the key to a lifetime of […]

Women and Addiction (Part 2)

In our previous installment, we introduced the July 2002 Caron Foundation report, “Women & Addiction: Gender Issues in Abuse and Treatment.”   In discussing the first part of this report, we paid particular attention to the some of the trends related to addiction among women and some of the reasons women become addicted.   Now we will […]