As we all know, prevention itself is a powerful long-term strategy in our fight against addiction. It takes many shapes and forms, but the key is to build resilience in vulnerable populations.
Have you ever thought, “But I SHOULDN’T need to take this amino acid? I SHOULD be able to cope on my own??? Or, you’ve been on the aminos for a few weeks and feel so much better that you decide to stop them since you […]
Last night, I had the joy and privilege of meeting with two delightful people in epicenter of Kentucky’s flood disaster, Hindman, KY. Roy and Debbie Hodson run a non-profit called Heartkeep.
So although we are unsure of what the future will bring, and the expression, “one day at a time” has never felt more relatable, we have hope and a sense of family unity that would not even have been a distant dream without this work and the vast knowledge and generosity that Christina has shared with us.
Level 2 Alumni Success Story After completing your coursework and what I’ve learned, I am very much interested in shifting my focus to paranoid schizophrenia. I ordered The Natural Medicine Guide to Schizophrenia by Stephanie Marohn and I’m excited to read it. I will most likely acquire all […]
I know aminos are the foundation to healing my brain. Instead of running from my feelings, with the help of aminos I have learned to listen to my mind and body and have a baseline.
April is Alcohol Awareness Month. Thus, I want to pay tribute to one of my mentors, Joan Mathews Larson, PhD, who wrote the seminal book, Seven Weeks to Sobriety, which I require as a text for my Level 1 Training. If you haven’t yet read […]
Might your family’s ethnicity have anything to do with your craving for alcohol? Yes indeed! Those of us from Irish, Native or Scandinavian backgrounds, can often trace alcohol use disorder through our family tree. And depression! Joan Mathews Larson in Seven Weeks to Sobriety identifies a type of Alcohol […]
As we all know, and many people have directly experienced, people in recovery from Opioid Use Disorder can suffer from profound cravings, which often lead to continuing use. While the pharmaceutical companies offer various medications such as buprenorphine, naloxone, etc., these drugs are themselves highly […]
Fall Food…Rotate Your Favorite Proteins! So here comes the Fall…and schedules get busier…and we get busier.