Addiction

Like a fever to a cold, addiction leaves tell-tale signs

A sudden drop in school grades and attendance or an increase in school discipline problems. A loss of interest in activities or sports. Associating with questionable or unknown “friends”. There should NEVER be an associate of your child you haven’t met or screened. Isolating at home by barricading in the bedroom or being generally uncommunicative.…

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We’re in a War…and we’re losing badly

Today I attended the burial of yet another client who perished in the epidemic of opiate addiction. Young and intelligent, loved by family, admired by friends. A son, a brother, a student, a worker…and sadly, a statistic in a losing battle. We’ve been fighting a war for years, and it’s no closer to ending. Despite…

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