• The Final Days of “The Rebel”

    On February 6, 1968, actor Nick Adams was found dead in his Coldwater Canyon home in Los Angeles, California. He had hitchhiked to Hollywood boasting, “Some men bet on horses or dogs. I gambled on myself” (Donnelley, 2003). Adams was thirty-six years old at the time of his mysterious death.

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  • The Path Towards Successful Sobriety: Rethinking the Disease of Addiction

    For individuals struggling with addiction, their families that are affected, and the doctors and therapists looking to treat this disease, it can be discouraging when a recovering addict relapses or struggles to maintain sobriety. In fact, 90 percent of alcoholics will experience one or more relapses during their first four years of treatment, according to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (2000).

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The Children’s Program Kit is Back and Better than Ever

NACoA

2017/Jan-Feb

ci_nacoaExperiences like growing up with parental addiction, and the chaos and stress that surround it, pop up over and over again as primary causes of toxic stress. But addiction isn’t the only thing we’re looking at here. If children grows up with addiction, that’s probably not the only risk factor in the home. ...
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