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New Movement Gives Up Anonymity to Take Stigma Out of Addiction

Public opinion on the disease of addiction is by far misinformed and widely unnoticed as an idea based on stigma and stereotypes. Just the word addiction often stirs the imagination of those who are unfamiliar with the illness to draw all types of conclusions based on everything from racial and cultural differences to things like . . . . Continue Reading


How can I tell if I’m an alcoholic?

Forget all of your preconceived notions about what an alcoholic is. What it looks like to be an alcoholic; how you think they live, whether they are homeless or have a house, whether they have children or live alone. And so on. Alcoholism is what’s been dubbed a non-discriminating disease. And what that means is . . . . Continue Reading


Rehab for Women in Marco Island, Florida

Research shows that women drink and use drugs for different reasons than men, get addicted differently, progress faster, recovery differently and relapse for different issues. Due to shame and stigma, women may be more likely to drink and use drugs when alone and hide it from others. If you find yourself in a pattern of . . . . Continue Reading


10 Things Women in Recovery Say

If you’ve spent any time around the rooms, you know there are some common things people in recovery can be heard to say. Here are 10 things women in recovery say…. “I used to hate girls until I came into the rooms” So many times, I have heard this (and I have said this myself):” . . . . Continue Reading


Big Pharma and the Rise of ADHD

You always hear your grandparents talking about how “back in their day, when a kid had ADHD he was just considered hyper,” now-a-days that isn’t the case at all. When a child or any one has ADHD it is very common practice to start them on medication. Big Pharma is the nickname given to the . . . . Continue Reading


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