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- Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. To keep our faces toward change and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate is strength undefeatable." ----Helen Keller
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Our staff has many years of professional trainings, advanced degrees, multidisciplinary clinical supervisions, study abroad programs in Korea, France and Mexico, numerous and diversified clinical settings and levels of care, served one purpose: the complete, effective, and comprehensive care of children, teens, couples, and families. Working with others who are hurting or uncomfortable allows me to engage the sacred of work, i.e., aiding human beings.
We bring many life experience to this work. I have worked in accounting, law enforcement, finance, information services, sales, marketing and public relations, law and judicial systems, the military, civil service, outpatient, residential, and inpatient substance abuse and mental health; sexaully abused children, and have worked with work different populations; such as African Americans, Native Americans, Hispanics and Latinos, Christians, Jewish, Muslims, and Asians. As a social workers, counselors, marriage and family therapists, we are professionally and ethically responsible to serve all of the community.
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Facebook Share on Twitter 11:42 - Jul 22, 2016 Percocet Abuse Is A Form of Opiate Abuse or Dependency
I have been having a lot of fun with percocets for about 6 weeks taking about 50 or 60mgs a day now. So stupid I realize now. I gotta stop this train before things get out of control but I am not sure how to do it best. Should I try to taper down ...
Facebook Share on Twitter 11:31 - Jul 22, 2016 Teen Marijuana Abuse: Is There Something Parents Can Do?
My 17 year old son uses soft drugs. I have known that he has been using drugs like marijuana since he was 15. I have tried everything I can think of to try get him to stop and nothing really works. He has been grounded on countless occasions, he has ...
Facebook Share on Twitter 11:30 - Jul 22, 2016 Treating Gambling Addiction with Medical Marijuana?!
Is medical marijuana effective as way to give up gambling addiction? I have a hard time not visiting the casinos but when I occasionally smoke marijuana with my cousins I never feel the urge to go and play the slots. Can I get medical marijuana by ...
Facebook Share on Twitter 11:12 - Jul 22, 2016 Recovering Addicts Make Huge Contributions as Counselors
Hi Mr. ONeal, I'm a former addict and now a student at an online university pursuing my Bachelor's / Master's in Psychology with a specialty in Substance Abuse. I would like to eventually become an addictions counselor but I'm leaving all options ...
Facebook Share on Twitter 11:11 - Jul 22, 2016 Tramadol: Detox Horrors for Many
I am using like 800mgs of tramadol a day. I was prescribed them for back pain and I came to really like the energy and buzz they gave me and I started taking more than I was supposed to. That was 4 years ago. This has become a very expensive habit ...
Facebook Share on Twitter 11:07 - Jul 22, 2016 Involuntary Commitment for Teens Indicates a Need for Medical Assessment
What states allow involuntary teen rehab? I live in RI looking for help for a 17 year-old male son. Have insurance. Looking for a GOOD wilderness rehab, heard high success rates with wilderness camp settings... Thanks Mom, Nicole.
Facebook Share on Twitter 11:04 - Jul 22, 2016 Post-Acute Withdrawal Is Often Not Recognized in Early Recovery
My daughter was in rehab for 28 days for drugs and alcohol. While she was in rehab, she wanted contact with both her family and her in-laws. Now that she is out, she only wants contact with her rehab buddies - none with her in-laws, husband (who ...
Facebook Share on Twitter 10:57 - Jul 22, 2016 Heroin Addiction: Amotivation Makes Recovery a Difficult Change
My boyfriend is addicted to heroin. His mom doesn't seem to care or want to help him at all because he has always been a troublemaker. He does not have health insurance or the means to get the help he truly needs. He is on probation and yet is ...
Facebook Share on Twitter 10:50 - Jul 22, 2016 Meth Recovery: A Choice Which Can Restore
My 26 year old brother has been a drug user for years. After one of his last big binges he wound up getting picked up by the police and spent a few days in a county mental psych ward because they said he had amphetamine induced psychosis. They said ...
Facebook Share on Twitter 06:30 - Jul 22, 2016 Suboxone: An Effective Step-Down Detox Agent for Vicodin Addiction
I am addicted to Vicodin and I take about 15 every day. I am worried that I am going to die or wreck my liver and I know I have to stop. I am only 27. I have been using vicodin for about 2 years. I want to know if I should use Suboxone or if I ...