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Addiction and the Holidays

By |2018-10-24T10:31:52-04:00December 19th, 2012|Holiday|

Addicts and alcoholics often describe their addiction as cunning, baffling and powerful.  It has the ability to destroy their careers, financial savings, relationships, hopes and dreams.  During the holidays it is particularly brutal, ready to bring potentially disastrous consequences into the lives of millions. For the part of the brain that controls addiction, the holidays [...]

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How Do I Tell My Employer I’m an Addict?

By |2020-10-19T10:59:50-04:00December 6th, 2012|Miscellaneous|

For some people the main obstacle keeping them from entering addiction rehab is their job.  How do they tell their boss? What do they say to co-workers?  Will they be fired? Fortunately the answers are often easier than they think.  At St. Joseph Institute, we take care of most communication with the employer. For those [...]

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Addiction Recovery Demands that you Avoid Shortcuts

By |2020-10-19T10:49:10-04:00November 27th, 2012|The Path of Addiction Recovery|

A popular TV star was recently interviewed about her decision to have radical surgery when doctors detected the early stages of a life-threatening disease. After answering several questions on the same topic, she became increasingly frustrated and interrupted the interviewer; “Why does everyone want to always take the easy road,” she asked.  “Life is not [...]

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How Do You Choose a Rehab for Drug and Alcohol Addiction?

By |2019-09-11T17:23:53-04:00November 15th, 2012|Clinician Resource, Family Resource|

If you had a disease that could kill you without an operation, my guess is that you would diligently seek a well-qualified surgeon with an excellent track record in hopes of saving your life.  Why then do people often select a treatment program for drug and alcohol addiction without equal dedication?  While addiction is a [...]

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Addiction: We are all in Denial

By |2018-10-24T10:43:10-04:00October 24th, 2012|Drug and Alcohol Addiction|

Addiction is a strange disease.  There is no swelling, no bleeding, no obvious signs that prove a sickness dwells within.  Its presence can be masked for years and the behavior it encourages blamed upon a hundred other sources. No other disease is known by three universal symptoms that manifest in virtually every sufferer, yet cannot [...]

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