Our Art Room

My classroom is busy and kind of loud sometimes; people walking in and out, questions, instructions, laughter, donuts and cookies. Sometimes paint gets on the floor, sometimes water jars spill. We run out of paint, brushes become used too much, and every once in a while, someone adds too much water to their brush, and…

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Tips to Find the Best Addiction Treatment Centers in Philadelphia PA

Drug addiction is not something to take lightly. It’s also not something that happens to any particular “type” of person. In fact, studies show that drug addiction can strike any person. It matters not what your background is to become affected by the drug epidemic. People of all ages, socioeconomic statuses, and job titles have…

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Intervention Strategies for Drug Addiction

When drug addiction strikes a family, it can bring more than heartbreak. Some families struggle to stay together. With the stress, anxiety, and pressure that come when a family member experiences addiction to drugs, it’s critical to be proactive. By implementing intervention strategies for drug addiction, you take the first critical step towards the healing…

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Chemical Dependency Treatments

Chemical dependency is defined as “the body’s physical and/or psychological addiction to a psychoactive (mind-altering) substance, such as narcotics, alcohol, or nicotine.” People become physically dependent over time because they give their body the substance repeatedly and over time, they become tolerant of it. Therefore, they need to increase their dose in order to get…

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Parents Need Self Care

As the parents of an addict, when life was in complete turmoil, we sought professional counseling. To this day, I am so glad we did. Someone once told me to get help before you need it, that was referring to marriage, but we applied it with our son. All parents want to believe what their…

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