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Carmen Pineiro, LMHC

  Better Pathways


Am I Addicted?

Posted by 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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STOPP-E Achievement Celebration

Posted by on September 16, 2016 at 10:30 PM Comments comments (0)


Maintaining sobriety after completing residential treatment can be challenging for most. Adjusting to a sober life and staying motivated are just two of the many challenges people face. Every day you get the opportubity to acknowledge and celebrate your success maintaining abstinence or alcohol or drug free.


On September ...

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On The Road To Recovery

Posted by on April 5, 2016 at 12:05 AM Comments comments (0)

Have you ever thought that it's impossible to stop using drugs or alcohol? Do you find that all doors are closing, and you have nowhere or no one to turn to? Thousands of individuals have had these thoughts; however, they have taken the first step to getting clean and sober. Right at this moment, they are beginning their journey to long-term recovery and these thoughts have slowly started to fade away.

 This particular month, Borinquen's STOPP-E substance abuse program would like ...

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