NAMI: National Alliance on Mental Illness | State & Local NAMIs

NAMI: National Alliance on Mental Illness | State & Local NAMIs. This is a great resource for people suffering from a mental health issue  and their families.  They provide support groups, trainings and resources.  Check them out today! Read more »

Great Quit Smoking App on Google Play

any people have a hard time quitting smoking.  It is not much fun,and they don’t see what the great reward is, except that they may live a few more years.  Feeling that badly, that does not seem like a good deal.  This app allows someone trying to quit to have an idea of more tangible […] Read more »

Don’t Believe Everything You Think | SMART Recovery®

ere is a super link of an article from Smart Recovery.  I have had clients that want to stay sober, but AA does not work for them for whatever reason.  This is a cognitive  based program that emphasizes choice and self control.  This is for abstinence only program – not moderate drinking.  They have all […] Read more »

Meth In The Body – Meth And The Brain | The Meth Epidemic | FRONTLINE | PBS

ere is a great video that explains addiction and the effects on the brain.  I hope this might dissuade a person from using drugs, and that it helps family members understand what is happening. Remember, no one ever wants to grow up to be an addict and no  one ever thinks they will use a […] Read more »