One Atlantic City gambler and her boyfriend lost $100,000 in just two days this past January. The woman also lost her job and now owes five casinos in Atlantic City $205,000 without any way to pay it back.Details
“Never bend your head. Hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye.” – Helen Keller, American author, political activist, and lecturer, the first deaf blind person to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree, went on to inspire millions, depicted in The Miracle Worker (1880-1968) We don’t have to suffer from blindness to be…Details
“Be what you are. This is the first step toward becoming better than you are.” – Julius Charles Hare, English theological writer (1795-1855) Wondering where to begin when first entering recovery? One way to really get off track is to attempt to be what you are not. While it is very tempting to want to…Details
Imagine you’re coasting along in recovery, going to the occasional meeting, staying on top of your pledge to maintain your sobriety, and you find yourself getting lazy. It’s becoming a little too boring, perhaps, or you decide that you’ve put as much effort as you need into this whole being sober lifestyle and you want…Details
When someone is very sad or under a lot of stress, they tend to look more haggard, even more aged. Stories abound about people who age quickly and die shortly after their spouse has passed away. Critics have noticed political leaders, dealing with stresses like war and national crisis, whose hair seems to have gone…Details
Piney Lodge, the new cutting-edge assessment, stabilization and detox center at The Ranch, offers safe, comfortable stabilization and drug detoxification using an integrated, medically managed model. Nunnelly, TN (PRWEB) March 6, 2012 – The Ranch rehabilitation center proudly announces the opening of Piney Lodge, a new state-of-the-art, 16-bed drug detox facility situated along the Piney…Details
Chris Herren, former Boston Celtics NBA player, struggled with drug addiction for 14 years and had many low points in his NBA career. The former star now admits all 14 years were a “rock bottom” for him, according to a recent news article.
Relapse is a term often applied to substance addiction recovery, but the term also applies to the estimated three to five percent of adults in the U.S. who are living with sexual addiction.
In February, Elements Behavioral Health, The Ranch and the Sexual Recovery Institute hosted an event designed to help clinicians attending the 7th Annual IITAP Symposium understand how media portrayals of sex addiction have changed over the years and how desensitized we have become to the sexual images we regularly see.
Drug rehab may be the last thing on your mind when it actually comes time to face the music and do something about your addiction. In fact, most people entering into treatment would probably say they’d rather be anywhere else in the world rather than going into rehab. Even a trip to the dentist would…Details