Tips for Maintaining Sobriety During the Holidays

Tips for Maintaining Sobriety During the Holidays

The holidays may be a time for partying and carousing, but not for everyone, and maintaining sobriety is vital for many. Some of us want to remain sober during this period. The holidays may be Christmas to many, but it’s lent season for people battling an addiction like alcohol or drugs. It’s always difficult to […]

When is it Time to Get Help for Your Addiction?

When is it Time to Get Help for Your Addiction?

Addiction or substance use disorder is a problematic situation to admit, which makes it a significant problem. When a substance begins to create a negative impression on your life, it is best to review and reflect on the fact that it is becoming an addiction. The surest way to fight addiction is by accepting it […]

How Does Long-Term Moderate Drinking Affect Your Health?

How Does Long-Term Moderate Drinking Affect Your Health?

Alcohol is both tonic and toxic, which is determined by the dose. Moderate drinking benefits the heart and circulatory system, protecting against type 2 diabetes and gallstones. However, heavy drinkers can experience death caused by fatal traffic accidents or alcohol poisoning. In addition, heavy drinking causes harm to the liver and heart; in pregnant women, […]

Phillip Seymour Hoffman Did Not Have Choice or Free Will and Neither Do You*

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*Disclaimer: This blog was written not by me, but (coincidentally) by another Debbie Bayer. I found it so profound that I had to share. —Debbie Bayer, LMFT By Debbie Bayer, MA In the wake of the tragic loss of Phillip [sic] Seymour Hoffman, a great artist, partner, father, brother, and son, I offer the following […]

Is It “Just Pot”?

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Is It Just “Pot” I am on the mailing list for a treatment center in Canada called Edgewood. I have had the pleasure of visiting the facility and have referral several people who were happy to have been treated there. Here is some of the article: Our experience at Edgewood suggests the general public, those […]

Your Brain on Drugs

It is important to understand that addiction is a problem with brain functioning. Addict/Alcoholic’s do terrible things but the are almost never terrible people. Once the person gets off the drugs and in recovery you start to see the real person emerge. It takes several months for the brain to heal. The addicted individual needs […]

Substance Abuse Types – Get a Counselor in Washington

There are different types of substance abuse disorders, which we will discuss in detail in this article. You must look for a substance abuse counselor in Washington if you are struggling with any of the mentioned substances. Patients can be diagnosed with a substance abuse disorder if they comply with all the signs and symptoms. […]

Addiction Counseling Near Me in Issaquah – Group vs. Individual Therapy

Addiction can be characterized by the inability to stop the engagement of harmful activities such as substance abuse. It is a disorder that, in most cases, can not be treated without counseling. If you are looking for addiction counseling near me in Issaquah, Sage Counseling and Coaching are the right place for you. We offer […]

What Does It Mean to be a Certified Addiction Counselor in Washington?

If you or someone that you love is struggling with addiction in Washington, it might have been suggested that you see a certified addiction counselor. But what does that mean, and what is the benefit of seeing a certified addiction counselor? What Is A Certified Addiction Counselor In Washington? A certified addiction counselor is also […]

Addiction Treatment Near Me in Issaquah – A Fresh Start in 2021

Are you looking for a fresh start in 2021 and are searching for addiction treatment near me in Issaquah , then look no further. We at Sage Counseling and Coaching wants to help you on your journey into 2021. Do not let your fresh start just be a New Year’s resolution; start actively working towards […]