• A Peek into the Future

    In this issue of Counselor, a forty-year veteran in addiction treatment sounds a sobering alarm. Robert “Bob” Lynn, EdD, concludes that our field faces a crisis in credibility.

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  • Addiction and Dental Problems

    Dental problems are caused by poor dental hygiene such as not regularly brushing teeth or flossing; poor eating or health habits such as consuming large amounts of drinks or foods with sugar; the effects of alcohol and other drugs on dental health; and other factors. Teeth can be broken or lost due to physical altercations over drug deals, and fights or accidents when under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

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  • Breaking Free from Overwhelment

    Overwhelment occurs when we experience severe overload to the point where we feel mentally, emotionally, physically, and spiritually depleted. While the adage that “God never gives us more than we can handle” may hold true, we mortals are experts in setting ourselves up for truly overwhelming situations. That is particularly true for us obsessive-compulsive types!

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Believable Hope: 5 Essential Elements to Beat Any Addiction

Millions of people appear to be living normal lives yet they are secretly numbing their emotional pain with alcohol, drugs, food, and many other lifestyle addictions. The good news is that there is hope, and author Michael Cartwright knows this firsthand, both personally and professionally. Hooked on drugs and alcohol as a teenager, Cartwright landed in a psychiatric hospital in a catatonic state in his early twenties.  Use coupon code WWRBOOKS at checkout for an additional 20% off!

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The Brain Fix: What's the Matter with Your Gray Matter: Improve Your Memory, Moods, and Mind by Ralph E. Carson, LD, RD, PhD

Do you feel anxious, frazzled, or fatigued? Are you struggling with addiction, attention deficits, depression, or compulsive behaviors? Could your mind or memory be sharper? If so, these are tell-tale signs that your brain could use a tune-up. Fortunately, as author Ralph Carson explains, the brain is a very forgiving organ, and in this compelling guide, he reveals the many ways we can heal our brains from the assaults of everyday life and avoid specific situations that injure brain health.      Use coupon code WWRBOOKS at checkout  for an additional 20% off!

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How to Save Your Daughter's Life: Straight Talk for Parents from America's Top Criminal Profiler by Pat Brown

Girls are being stalked, beaten, raped, abused, and murdered by strangers . . . and by the men in their lives. No girl is safe from harm, particularly in today's world where social media makes it too easy to connect with people she barely knows. Buy Now >> Use coupon code WWRBOOKS at checkout  for an additional 20% off!

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The ACoA Trauma Syndrome: The Impact of Childhood Pain on Adult Relationships by Tian Dayton, PhD

Growing up in a home where there is addiction or relationship trauma puts a child at great risk for long-term, post-traumatic stress effects that adversely compromise adult relationships. Buy Now >> Use coupon code WWRBOOKS at checkout  for an additional 20% off!

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The Wisdom of Letting Go: The Path of the Wounded Soul by Leo Booth

How do we let go of the unhealthy situations in life that weigh us down and keep us from living in the moment?Buy Now >> Use coupon code WWRBOOKS at checkout  for an additional 20% off!

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The Betrayal Bond: Breaking Free of Exploitive Relationships by Patrick J. Carnes, PhD

Exploitive relationships can create trauma bonds--chains that link a victim to someone who is dangerous to them. Divorce, employee relations, litigation of any type, incest and child abuse, family and marital systems, domestic violence, hostage negotiations, kidnapping, professional exploitation and religious abuse are all areas of trauma bonding. All these relationships share one thing: they are situations of incredible intensity or importance where there is an exploitation of trust or power.Buy Now >> Use coupon code WWRBOOKS at checkout  for an additional 20% off!

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