Why I quit Cannabis?

It almost ruined my life. Wait, before you think, oh it’s just Cannabis, it’s not that harmful, it’s not that addictive, read this. I treat addiction for a living and what I have learned is that addiction is universal, no matter the substance. Cannabis almost ruined my life, derailed my dreams and destroyed my family.Continue reading “Why I quit Cannabis?”

A Power Greater than Oneself, books that helped me

Most people who recognize they have an addiction and fail over and over to overcome it have come to the realization that their addiction is a power greater than themselves. Wouldn’t it make sense to recognize that their healing would also have to be a power greater than themselves. The question is what is thisContinue reading “A Power Greater than Oneself, books that helped me”

Do You Have an Addiction?

Are you concerned about your drug or alcohol use? Do you wonder whether or not you have a problem? Maybe your spouse, child or a relative is a concern. How much is too much? This is how doctors define addiction: In Medicine we differentiate between healthy substance use, substance abuse and a substance use disorder.Continue reading “Do You Have an Addiction?”

Addicts, Heroes Among Us

What is a hero? Saving a life or many, saving your own life? Addicts struggle with trying to save their own. Once they do they can help many others save theirs.

My Local News Interview Video

 

Is Happiness not Pleasure?

What is this pursuit of happiness the Declaration of Independence refers to?

Video Game Addiction

Video games can be so addicting that they may lead to death.

Are you an addict?

How to know if you are an addict, and if you need help.

Alcoholism, how it affects the Brain, why Doctors struggle and the 2 Treatments that seem to Work

Meds and Friends seem to be the only hope for recovering from Alcoholism. What does alcohol do in the brain.

Boredom, a trigger for drug and alcohol use

Boredom can be a trigger for drug or alcohol use, is boredom a good thing? How to achieve flow, the exact opposite and gain a natural high.

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