My name is Paul and I am a Cocaine Addict. I was born in Liverpool, the second son in a family of five boys and one girl. My father was a Liverpool dockworker who used to come home from work via the pub every night. I remember my parents would fight physically, and more often …∞
Abstinence From Drugs of Abuse in Community-Based Members of Narcotics Anonymous Objective: Narcotics Anonymous (NA) is an abstinence-based fellowship with more than 58,000 groups worldwide. There has, however, been little research reported on its members. This study was designed to clarify the nature of the participants in NA who are primarily abstinent, long-term members. Method: …∞
Drug-abusers Have Difficulty in Recognizing Negative Emotions such as Wrath, Fear and Sadness University of Granada scientists have been the first to analyze the relation between drug abuse and recognition of basic emotions (happiness, surprise, wrath, fear, sadness and disgust) by drug-abusers. Thus, the study revealed that drug-abusers have difficulty to identify negative emotions by …∞
Marijuana Use Linked with Increased Risk of Testicular Cancer A new study finds that young men who use marijuana have an increased risk of testicular cancer, according to ABC News. The men in the study who smoked marijuana were twice as likely to develop the most common form of the disease in men under age …∞
Everything You Need to Know about Chemical Dependence: Vernon Johnson’s Complete Guide for Families Alcohol Heroin Amphetamines Tobacco Inhalants Cocaine Marijuana Medications By Vernon E. Johnson, D.D., founder of the Johnson Institute. Former faculty member of Rutgers University Summer School for Alcohol Studies Dr. Johnson compiled the most popular Johnson Institute literature on chemical …∞
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Teen Peer Pressure: Raising a Peer Pressure-Proof Child Learn what kinds of peer pressure teens face, who’s most vulnerable, and how to help your son or daughter resist. Remember when your teenager took her first steps as a toddler? You hovered behind her — back bent, arms spread — prepared to catch her should she …∞
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Tim’s Story… Dual Recoveries Anonymous has offered me what I had lost or been unable to find in my sobriety. It offers me believable hope and steps to apply to both my chemical dependency and my psychiatric illnesses. It also offers me a way to heal the emotional and psychic damage that I experienced as …∞
MusiCares for Musician Mission MusiCares provides a safety net of critical assistance for music people in times of need. MusiCares’ services and resources cover a wide range of financial, medical and personal emergencies, and each case is treated with integrity and confidentiality. MusiCares also focuses the resources and attention of the music industry on human …∞
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Hazelden lines up new help for attorney addicts The program, likely the state’s first, targets a high-pressure career often fueled by drugs and alcohol. Hidden under the high-pressure, high-stakes life of a lawyer can be the need for a debilitating crutch. When Chuck Rice was a corporate defense lawyer, it was alcohol and cocaine. It’s a …∞
Cocaine Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from their addiction. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop using cocaine and all other mind-altering substances. There are no dues …∞
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