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The EQ of Relationships

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We’re social creatures, and the life best lived often depends on our ability to create and maintain healthy relationships. Success, happiness, and the ability to give and receive love all hinge on our relationship skills. Most of us do a good job with relationships at the start. But why do we so often stumble down the road? […]

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Synthetic Marijuana Testing is HERE!

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Synthetic marijuana, K-2,Serenity, Spice,Genie, Smoke,Pot-pourri,Buzz, Hush, and other names are used to describe a drug alternative to marijuana.  It is sold on the street and used in our community by young people.  “Spice”, one of the more familiar names, is used by young people when persons are being tested for marijuana because standard lab tests result in negatives.  […]

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Solutions in Divorce, Custody and Alcohol or Drugs

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One of the more painful problems faced by persons in divorce proceedings is providing for a stable environment for children and spouses where there is ongoing use of alcohol or drugs.  Even after the active user has stopped using or completed treatment uncertainty and fear remains.  The reality is that most people with alcohol or drug […]

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What is Addiction?

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So, what is Addiction anyway? I was recently doing a workshop on Understanding Addiction. During the workshop, a gentleman wondered out loud whether addiction to mind and mood altering substances is really a disease. His question gave other people, in the audience, the opportunity to share their opinions about addiction. It became obvious to me […]

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