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Doc Talk: Identifying and Treating Alcoholism By: Dr. Jason Powers Title: Chief Medical Officer, Right Step and Spirit Lodge Info: Among the first doctors certified by the American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM). H Magazine Texas’ “Top Doc” in Addiction Medicine, 2007-2009. 2008 winner of Sierra Tucson’s Gratitude for Giving, Compassion Award. Dr. Powers, Right [...]
You can conquer others with power, but it takes true strength to conquer yourself. – Lao Tzu, Philosopher I asked Dr. Jason Powers, our Chief Medical Officer to help me write on this topic and here is what we came up with: There are actually two types of sobriety: physical and emotional. Physical sobriety [...]
In the last few weeks, two very famous and influential women passed: Betty Ford, wife of former President Gerald Ford and founder of the Betty Ford Center, and Amy Winehouse, an influential British singer known for her unique combination of soul, jazz, and R&B. These two women achieved fame and recognition in different arenas–Betty Ford [...]
The Top Five Reasons to Never Touch Alcohol or Drugs Everyone knows that living as a drug addict or an alcoholic is not a desirable, positive lifestyle. However, many people believe using drugs and drinking alcohol is fine as long as you don’t take it to the extreme. Having a balanced view of life [...]
Substance abuse and bipolar disorder, a mental illness which affects about 3-5% of the population, are closely correlated according to a recent study that is based on years of research. The study leader, who’s the director of substance abuse services as Massachusetts General Hospital, analyzed data on 105 teenagers with bipolar disorder who were enrolled [...]
All over the world alcohol abuse is incredibly popular amongst all different age groups. Because of this, alcohol seems to be everywhere you turn. Take for instance the genre of popular culture, i.e., the TV. It’s almost inevitable that while sitting down on a Friday night you will see a commercial that glorifies the use [...]
The abuse of alcohol by underage drinkers has been problematic for many years due to the easy accessibility of the substance. Students who go off to college often get involved in social circles that invoke the pressure to drink in order to fit in with peers, and sadly the consequences that come from this can [...]
Alcohol addiction is a very dangerous disease that not only affects the individual, but also has a direct affect on those family members who are around the addict. A great deal of parents who are dealing with stressors such as their careers, a love life, family issues, tend to turn to alcohol within the home, [...]
According to a recent report by the World Health Organization, the U.S. leads the world in substance abuse problems. Despite having a higher drinking age than a majority of other countries, and a strict enforcement of drug laws, substance abuse especially with drugs such as cocaine, marijuana, and alcohol, among youths continues to climb, but [...]