Help for Mothers Addicted to Prescription Meds – A Growing Epidemic

There is nothing worse than a family member who is addicted to prescription medications yet in denial because they are ‘legal.’ Well, almost nothing! The worst situation for a family to deal with is when the person popping the pills is a mother with underage children in the home. If you are a spouse, child or family member of a mother addicted to prescription drugs, don’t despair because help is available. Recognizing the Problem Unfortunately, altogether too many women are in … [Read more...]

Goblins of Addiction, Dr. Jana Burson

Time for some whimsy… Misery and Deceit, two goblins who worked for the Emperor of Wretchedness, were talking in a dark alley. Hopeless, another goblin, had just left them and was shuffling down the street, trailing the stench of sulfur. “Idiot,” said Misery, speaking about Hopeless. “He couldn’t stop his human from getting help for addiction. What an incompetent. Doesn’t he realize that addiction must continue so we can make these humans miserable? Addiction is a key method to keep people … [Read more...]

Drugs and Money: The Costs of Addiction

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Addiction and Heart Disease – WOMEN in RECOVERY

Addiction ruins lives and destroys bodies. You can stop the progression of both; the addiction and heart disease. What is Heart Disease? Addiction and Heart Disease The term ‘heart disease’ encompasses a wide variety of abnormalities that affect the functioning of the heart. For example, the dysfunction may be in the heart muscle, valves, electric system of the heart or the arteries that supply blood to the heart. Heart muscle problems can develop when a heart has been … [Read more...]

Rapid HIV Testing, Increase Life Expectancy, Cost Effective

Incorporating Rapid HIV Testing in drug treatment programs is both cost effective and increases life expectancy for an HIV-positive person, according to an NIH-funded study published in September 2012 in the journal of Drug and Alcohol Dependence. This study expands upon a previous finding of the National Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Network Rapid HIV Testing and Counseling Study that showed that onsite rapid HIV testing in substance abuse treatment programs correlated with increased … [Read more...]

Addicted to Love? – WOMEN in RECOVERY

Love addiction is a human behavior in which people become addicted to the feeling of being in love. Love addicts can take on many different behaviors. Love addiction is common; however, most love addicts do not realize they are addicted to love. Love addiction can be treated with various recovery techniques, most of which are similar to recovery from other addictions such as sex addiction which those that suffer from regularly enjoy cartoonporno.xxx or something similar. Visit … [Read more...]

Addictions Backfire, Jennifer Kunst, Ph.D. – WOMEN in RECOVERY

Why are addictions so hard to break? There is no single answer to this question, for addiction’s power is multi-layered. We know that there are physical, mental, emotional, social, and even spiritual forces at play. But with each layer of understanding comes a greater opportunity to help those who struggle to free themselves from an attachment that has become destructive. I come to the question as a psychoanalyst, of course, and so I am interested in what lies beneath the surface of … [Read more...]

Dr. Rick Warren – MAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™  is elated this day to pay tribute to one of our founder's faves, a man that has devoted his life to the spiritual betterment of others. Through his ministry and talents as the author of The Purpose Driven Life, this awakened male energy and his work is celebrated with deep appreciation and gratitude.   A peacekeeper at heart, he supports The Global PEACE Plan through Saddleback Church which fights poverty, disease, corruption, and illiteracy through local … [Read more...]

HIV Testing, Including Rapid Testing, in Substance Abuse Treatment Programs

HIV Testing, Including Rapid Testing, in Substance Abuse Treatment Programs … [Read more...]

Tiffany Bond is Taking Action on Homelessness in Canada!

WOMAN of ACTION Tiffany Bond takes Action sharing on Homelessness  ... Not all protests, demonstrations, revolt are loud and violent some are so quietly profound that it leaves an unmistakable sound that makes it hard to ignore the ringing in your ear and heart. Friday October 29, 2010 7:09 A.M. I was running to a Person’s Breakfast. It was cold. It was the kind of morning I call crispy, you know, when the breeze blows and it feels like someone is biting your skin, so there is no time … [Read more...]

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