Tag Archives: addiction

  • PAWS and recovery
    Monday, July 6th, 2020

    PAWS and recovery

    What is PAWS?             At first glance, you might think we are referring to our furry friends’ feet.  Not quite.  PAWS stands for post-acute withdrawal syndrome and is not...
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  • Living Peacefully in Times of Uncertainty
    Wednesday, March 25th, 2020

    Living Peacefully in Times of Uncertainty

    Living Peacefully in Times of Uncertainty “Que sera, sera…whatever will be, will be…” It’s a famous line from a song in a 1950s era Alfred Hitchcock movie. The internet...
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  • The Waterfall of Recovery
    Monday, June 24th, 2019

    The Waterfall of Recovery

    Waterfalls are beautiful, powerful forces of nature. Yet, they are much more than the fall. When the water hits the ground, it forms a pool that leads into a...
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  • To End Stigma, End Labels.  All of Them.
    Tuesday, October 16th, 2018

    To End Stigma, End Labels. All of Them.

    Many people in the addiction treatment and prevention field as well as countless other professionals and recovery advocates often talk about ending the stigma of addiction. The basic concept...
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  • Resiliency and Recovery
    Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018

    Resiliency and Recovery

    There is a new book out by NY Times bestselling author Rick Hanson, Ph.D. called Resilient: How to grow and unshakable core of calm, strength, and happiness. Hanson’s previous...
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  • Sunday, January 7th, 2018

    The Children of Addiction

    A&E’s Emmy-award winning show, Intervention, focused for the first time on the area of North Georgia dubbed “The Heroin Triangle”, which is the area roughly within Cobb, Fulton, Gwinnett,...
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  • Thursday, October 19th, 2017

    The Truth About Goals

    #goals Everyone knows that the best way you can accomplish something is by setting a goal to get there. Your parents, your childhood teachers, your boss, even your trainer...
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