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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 […]

Tips for Talking to Your Healthcare Provider about Addiction to Pain Pills and How You Can Avoid Abuse of Your Pain Medication (2)

Tips for Avoiding Pain Pill Addiction: Talking to Your Doctor is Key

How to Talk to Your Healthcare Provider about Addiction to Pain Pills -Mayah Taylor, MA More than 80% of Americans had contact with a healthcare provider in the last year which places Doctors in the unique position to identify non-medical use of prescription drugs and stop the escalation of non-medical use to a substance use […]

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One Police Captain Speaks Out about the Opioid Epidemic

Michael Zohab will be speaking at our Substance Abuse Support Group on May 1, 2017.   The opioid epidemic is reaching massive proportions. Nationally, 78 people die of an opioid overdose. In Virginia, 3 people die every day from an overdose. Too many families in Virginia and nationally, are dealing with heartbreak and loss as […]

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Broken Reward Systems: Warning Signs That Your Child May Be at Risk for Addiction

Life Cycles Counseling (LCC) is dedicated to raising awareness of substance abuse disorders by eliminating shame and creating a counter culture in which sharing one’s struggles is not only acceptable but encouraged. One individual who embodies much of what we preach is Anne Moss. Her following, or “village” as she calls them, is an impressive […]