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The Different Impact of Problem Drinking on Men and Women; a Swedish Study

This article and study really hit home for  me. Having just recently, last Dec 2011, come to the sad conclusion that I could not be a “moderate drinker” and committed to sobriety, I can now look back to how my … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day! The Rewards of ‘Recovery Parenting’

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One totally unexpected reward of this way of life I’ve named ‘recovery parenting’ came to me a few weeks ago while having lunch with my youngest son “Sammy” and his girlfriend of three years, a lovely girl I’ll call “Lori.” … Continue reading

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What is Recovery Parenting?

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Incessant worry is what moms do no matter how hard we try not to; even after our kids get better—and long after we should know better. Waiting for the other shoe to drop; waiting for that call to come from … Continue reading

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Eight percent of Californians need mental-health care – latimes.com

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This is the challenge ahead for those delivering newly created services with funding from the CA Mental Health Services Act, voted into being by voters in 2004 as Prop 63, as a 1% tax on millionaires. There’s a large back … Continue reading