I’d want to grab somebody and squeeze the life right out of them. Then somebody in one of my Alateen meetings suggested that we try safe ways to express our anger.
When drinking or drugging one has sex, uses sex and does sex for various OK or not so OK reasons.
Recovery from alcoholism/addiction increases sexuality and desire.
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This is a wonderful video about Self Injury from Face The Issue narrated by Demi Moore.
FAS is a cluster of four characteristics found in the offspring of mothers who drank during pregnancy, namely; central nervous system dysfunction, abnormal facial features, behavioural deficits, and growth deficiency. FAS affects up to 9.1 of every 1000 babies born, triple that with heavy drinkers. Common cognitive and behavioural problems in children with fetal alcohol …∞
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Image via Wikipedia Clergy Prevention Handbook NACoA’s latest publication from The Clergy Education and Training Project® is Preventing and Addressing Alcohol and Drug Problems: A Handbook for Clergy. This was prepared with support from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Substance Abuse Prevention. This handbook provides some basic information on alcoholism …∞
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Teens & Prescription Drugs Rx Danger Zones: The Search Starts at Home Where are teens getting prescription drugs? Teens say they are readily available — in their own homes, from friends or relatives, and online pharmacies. Check these hotspots in your own home and neighborhood, and learn how to safeguard your prescriptions — and your …∞
Researchers Identify Five Alcoholism Subtypes Analyses of a national sample of individuals with alcohol dependence (alcoholism) reveal five distinct subtypes of the disease, according to a study by scientists at the US National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). “Our findings should help dispel the popular …∞
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What are physical or medical problems associated with Computer Addiction? Being addicted to the computer also can cause physical discomfort or medical problems such as: Carpal Tunnel syndrome (pain, numbness, and burning in your hands that can radiate up the wrists, elbows, and shoulders) Dry eyes Backaches Severe headaches Eating irregularities, such as skipping meals …∞
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Many people in recovery from alcoholism, addiction, co-dependency and compulsive gambling may identify with these points. They may be the victim, the perpetrator or an observer. These reasons apply to heterosexual, gay, lesbian, bisexual, asexual and transsexual people. Additionally, just because someone is in recovery does not exclude them from being difficult in relationships. Why …∞
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OA offers a spiritual solution to compulsive overeating “I did not enter my first meeting with hope,” recalls one member of Overeaters Anonymous. “I entered with despair. But I left with hope, because it was the first time in my life that I realized or heard that I was not morally imperfect, that I was …∞
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