Personal stories encouraging sobriety and recovery

Pennsville students share personal stories encouraging sobriety and recovery
The Bridgeton News -
For Pennsville Memorial High School sophomore Angela Lakatos, the harsh truth about drug addiction drove her to speak out to her fellow students after watching her sister battle a heroinaddiction. “It has affected me so much and I hate to see other ...

Admitted Drug User Says He Can't Break Addiction, Where to Get Help - WSAZ
"There are some genetic markers that would predispose someone to have an addiction disorder, and scientists are still in the process of studying that," Miller explained. Beyond that, she says once someone has done drugs, the chemical make-up of the ...

Isabel Allende's tale of a family dealing with addiction is close to home
Ottawa Citizen
Isabel Allende put a lot of herself into her novel of a family dealing with drug addiction. Photograph by: Wayne Cuddington , Ottawa Citizen. Maya's Notebook. Isabel Allende (HarperCollins, $27.99). Cracking Maya's Notebook by Isabel Allende is like ...

Ottawa Citizen

Affordable outpatient treatment for addiction
Palm Beach Post
An intensive outpatient treatment program (IOP) provides the structure that many people need in the first stage of recovery from alcohol and/or drug addiction. It may also serve as continuing-care treatment for those who are coming out of a residential ...

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