Signs of Addiction

Drugs in the Workplace: Bad for Business

By |2018-10-23T19:24:09+00:00September 20th, 2013|Drug and Alcohol Addiction|

Michelle didn’t seem to take her job too seriously; she was usually 5-10 minutes late, took an excessive amount of breaks and often called in sick, all without remorse. However, she was clearly one of the best saleswomen in the region. Her convivial way with shoppers carried over to managers, to whom she promised she [...]

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Station 1: Addicts face Abandonment & Rejection

By |2018-11-02T16:39:08+00:00April 3rd, 2013|Spiritual Reflections|

In the next several blogs we'll discuss connections between the Stations of the Cross and the stages of addiction. The first Station is about Jesus' condemnation to death; just like many addicts, He felt a sense of abandonment and rejection. Many people have life experiences which cause them to feel abandoned or rejected. These feelings [...]

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8 Keys to Overcoming Addiction: #2 is to Recognize the Signs of Addiction

By |2018-10-24T10:29:37+00:00January 10th, 2013|The Path of Addiction Recovery|

The line between substance abuse and addiction is often hard to see until it has been crossed.  An individual may deny they have an addiction until the consequences are overwhelming and undeniable: a lost job, broken relationships, a DUI, financial problems, legal issues, or a serious health condition. The CAGE Test is one way to [...]

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