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Recovery Skill Support Group

Posted by medpin@aol.com on March 19, 2021 at 1:00 PM Comments comments (11)

 


*Learn Recovery Skills and Relapse Prevention Skills*

*Share Stories, Thoughts and Struggles*

*Group in English Monday, Wednesday and Friday*

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The Power of Addiction: Maxie's Struggle

Posted by medpin@aol.com on October 28, 2017 at 12:55 AM Comments comments (1)


Have you tripped and fallen into the rabbit hole of addiction? It can get pretty scary, rather quickly! Addiction engulfs your mind and body digging deeper regardless of the humiliating and devastating consequences. There are many theories explaining how addiction develops, but that isn't the purpose of this story. Here, we will focus on how one young ...

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Am I Addicted?

Posted by medpin@aol.com on August 10, 2017 at 4:45 PM Comments comments (0)



There is no easy way to determine one is addicted.. Oftentimes warning signs are either not recognized or ignored. When dealing with addiction, we easily come up with excuses or rationalizations to explain our behavior and dig ourselves further into the hole. You tell yourself "I have it under control," and "I c...

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Drug and Alcohol Facts

Posted by medpin@aol.com on December 5, 2015 at 2:35 PM Comments comments (1)

Drugs are substances that change the way a person’s body and mind works regardless if they are legal or illegal. Different drugs produce different effects depending if they either slow down the nervous system, increase the activity of the brain or alter perception and cause hallucinations. They fall into different categories such as depressants, stimulants and hallucinogens. People use drugs for various reasons for example, as a way to escape problems or reality, to fit in certain gr...

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