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JOIN US VIA “ZOOM” DURING THIS COVID 19 PANDEMIC

Dear Clients, During these unprecedented times we like you to know you can download “Zoom” and join us during all scheduled group meetings.Once downloaded copy & paste the following link into your browser: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/5527417112?pwd=ZlpKcU10YUkyNmNjTk5kaFJRNzdZdz09. Looking forward to you joining us!!

Simple Ways To Find Serenity

Let’s face it, stress doesn’t cut you a break just because you’re sober. That’s why it’s so important to build a lifestyle that promotes serenity.  “If you start feeling stressed and don’t pay attention, telling yourself things like, ‘It’s not that big of a deal,’ you end up with a minor stressor that causes a …

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NHTSA Alcohol-Impaired Driving Fact Sheet

*Source: US Department of Transportation National Highway Traffic Saftey Administration, DOT HS 811 606 Alcohol-Impaired Driving Drivers are considered to be alcohol-impaired when their blood alcohol concentration (BAC) is .08 grams per deciliter (g/dL) or higher. Thus, any fatal crash involving a driver with a BAC of .08 or higher is considered to be an alcohol-impaired …

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WHAT IS ADDICTION? WHAT CAUSES ADDICTION?

This article focuses mainly on addiction to physical substances. In the past addiction used to refer just to psychoactive substances that cross the blood-brain barrier, temporarily altering the chemical balance of the brain; this would include alcohol, tobacco and some drugs. A considerable number of psychologists, other health care professionals and lay people now insist …

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That time of year, Drunk Driving Crackdown.

Drunk driving crackdown runs through month Observer & Eccentric, March 15, 2012 Motorists heading out to cheer on their favorite college hoops team at the local sports bar or to toast the luck of the Irish at the corner pub are reminded to designate a sober driver before the celebration starts. Law enforcement officers from …

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Recovery & Self-Acceptance

The lack of self-acceptance is a problem for many recovering addicts.  The subtle defect is difficult to identify and often goes unrecognized.  Many of us believed that using drugs was our problem, denying the fact that our lives had become unmanageable.  Even after we stop using, this denial can continue to plague us.  Many of …

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New definition of “Recovery” proposed by SAMHSA

Recovery from Mental Disorders andSubstance Use Disorders: A process of change through which individuals improve their health and wellness, live a self-directed life, and strive to reach their full potential. Through the Recovery Support Strategic Initiative, SAMHSA has delineated four major dimensions that support a life in recovery: Health: overcoming or managing one’s disease(s) as …

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JAMS now allows clients to check test date information online

If you are a JAMS client, you can check daily testing information by viewing the online test schedule on the JAMS website.

Holidays, 2011

MERRY CHRISTMAS and Happy Holidays to all!!!