According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA): An estimated 24.6 million individuals aged 12 or older were current illicit drug users in 2013, including 2.2 million adolescents aged 12 to 17. Of the estimated 22.7 million individuals aged 12 or older in 2013 ... read more...
Have you ever wondered why you keep relapsing? Tired of bouncing in and out of recovery? Finally, you have come home to a real solution: Prana Recovery Centers, where real life meets recovery. Prana Recovery Centers approaches the problem of alcohol and drug dependency with a fresh perspective, backed by scientific research, combined with ancient […]
Asteya is a Yama and it means non-stealing. Sounds easy right? Pay for things when you go to stores and return things you borrow. Asteya goes a lot deeper than that and it is something I continue to work on everyday. Have you ever compared yourself to someone else? I know I have! That person […]
“Sit still. Be quiet. Calm down. Don’t think so much. You’re too loud. You’re too much of this, not enough of that. Relax.” Growing up, I heard things like this all the time. I felt like I was never okay just the way I was. I was always striving to be perfect in the eyes […]
I recently spent several weeks in a rehab facility (read nursing home) because I broke my knee. I live alone, and the medical professionals did not trust me to be safe at home while I was recovering. I met several people in that facility who were facing alcoholism’s end. Alcoholism is a fatal disease that […]