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Dangers of the Study Drug with College Students

Dangers of the Study Drug with College Students

-Mayah Taylor, MA The life of a college student is a challenging one. Midterms,  finals, quizzes, 10+ page papers, or that big project they’ve worked on the whole semester on. Many students who are faced with this can often feel overwhelmed. In order to excel and not flunk out, students turn to “study drugs.” Study […]

adinasilvestri.com quote of the day Hope

4-11-18 Quote of the day: Hope

Hope begins in the dark, the stubborn hope that if you just show up and try to do the right thing, the dawn will  come. You wait and watch and work: you don’t give up. -Anne Lamott  

Are You A Drug Supplier to Your Kids?

Are You A Drug Supplier to Your Kids?

-Mayah Taylor, MA In the previous weeks blogs, we discussed how to be aware of the signs you or someone you know may be misusing prescription meds and how to talk to your doctor about avoiding pain pill addiction. This weeks blog asks the question, Are you a drug supplier to your kids? Prescription medications […]

Signs You’re Misusing Your Medication

Signs You’re Misusing Your Medication and What to Do with Excess Medication

-Mayah Taylor, MA Home medicine cabinets are quickly becoming the new drug dealer. We know that people tend to keep expired and unused medication in their cabinets but the misuse of prescribed medication can have catastrophic consequences. This growing problem not only affects young people but people over all age groups. In order to become […]

Toxic People and How They Ruin our Recovery

The road to recovery is often described as a tenacious path where you need to surround yourself with people who will help you achieve your goal of building a good life away from substances. A tenacious attitude will also help heal your soul. You cannot afford to be around people who will drain you of […]


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