Category Archives: Family
I’ve always felt a connection with people who have been victimized by stigma because of addictions or mental health. One of my strengths is being able to help people find their inner strength under some …
I started my career in the field of addictions seven years ago at a medicated assistant treatment program from 2010-2012. From there, I became part of a team that implemented a detox program in a …
Five years ago, my family worked to convince me to come to Advanced Health & Education, but I was fairly resistant. Eventually, I gave in, and AHE set up a treatment program for me. It …
I started working at Advanced Health and Education in October of 2012, after completing courses at Ocean County College for my certification as a Certified Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Counselor (CADC). I am currently …
As a mental health counselor for the past 17 years, I quickly learned that addiction co-occurs with mental health challenges. I wanted to be able to help as many people as possible, so I obtained …
As a spouse of someone dealing with an addiction, you might notice that something seems a little “off” with your spouse. You might even suspect that your spouse is dealing with a drug or alcohol …
Since the formation of MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) in 1980, the numbers of automobile crashes by drunk drivers have dropped in half. This is largely due to MADD’s dedication to inform, educate, and advocate …
During college, Delilah worked hard and made the Dean’s List, but she had trouble deciding on a major. After attending a mock jury trial at school, Delilah was fascinated by litigation and decided to become …
Studies conducted by the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) revealed that on average, alcohol and marijuana use begins as early as ages 12, and 14, respectively. This raises the question of the provocation for such early drug abuse.
Birth Order had been linked to such attributes as intelligence and temperament. Could there also be a correlation between and birth order and drug use?