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Are narcissists more susceptible to drug and alcohol abuse?

Are narcissists more susceptible to drug and alcohol abuse?

Posted by DR. RUTA STERNBERGS, Ed. D,. Psy. D., CADC-II on 18th Jun 2019

The term “narcissism” should not be confused with “egocentrism.” People who are egocentric believe they are the center of attention, and they are limited in their perspective with respect to themse … read more
​The Top 10 Things I Have Learned In Recovery

​The Top 10 Things I Have Learned In Recovery

Posted by Courtney Friel on 26th Aug 2018

#1 (the most important of all) Nothing gets better by drinking/drugging/numbing out. The problem is still going to be there when you come out of the fog. You’re only delaying dealing with it, alcoho … read more
The Senior Substance Abuse Struggle

The Senior Substance Abuse Struggle

Posted by Tommy Zimmer on 29th Dec 2017

Substance abuse is usually associated with young people. Often, young people in their teenage years go against their parents' wishes and experiment with substances, including either drugs or alcohol … read more
Overcoming Addiction-Related Guilt After Recovery

Overcoming Addiction-Related Guilt After Recovery

Posted by Tommy Zimmer on 28th Jul 2017

Throughout your addiction, you may have made mistakes. You were not yourself and you could have damaged relationships you had with others. Maybe you said some things you cannot take back now. Perhap … read more

The Gene that Triumphed by Merry Mortal

Posted by Merry Mortal on 10th Nov 2015

By all logical estimations, I was destined to be an alcoholic. If I had any say in it however, I would have been spotless and perfect; untainted by the allure of being wasted. In my early adolescent … read more