What Are The 4 Agreements?

What Are The 4 Agreements?

The Four Agreements is a best-selling self-help book written by Don Miguel Ruiz. He was inspired by ideas from the Toltec, a group of indigenous people who lived on what is now Mexican territory over a thousand years ago. The goal of learning about these agreements is...
Are You Addicted?

Are You Addicted?

Substance abuse is insidious. It’s a disease that says you don’t have it. As a result, coming to grips with the fact you may be suffering from addiction can be very difficult. There is still tremendous negative stigma around the disease. No one wants to admit they are...
Finding Help

Finding Help

Although many drug addicts and alcoholics have been to numerous treatment centers, they still deny having a problem. The result? Their condition continues to deteriorate, and the impact on family, friends and co-workers grows ever more devastating. By Charles...
Breaking the Substance Abuse Cycle

Breaking the Substance Abuse Cycle

Nothing is easy about substance abuse. It is difficult to endure, to discuss, and perhaps most of all, to resolve. Addiction recovery can be an extremely challenging process, in large part due to the cyclical nature of drug and alcohol abuse. Habitual behaviors and...
A Message to Parents

A Message to Parents

Most parents of suffering addicts agonize over these questions: Why is this happening? Can’t they just stop? How can they be so self destructive? Why do they keep hurting themselves and everyone else? Is my son or daughter just a bad person? Are they simply insane?...