4th Step Inventory Guide

4th Step Inventory Guide The 4th step inventory is perhaps one of the most well-known pieces of twelve-step programs. Originally introduced in the Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous, the fourth step states that we ”Made a searching and fearless moral inventory of ourselves.” As this step can be difficult, confusing, or sometimes overwhelming, we created…

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time for treatment?

How do you know when it’s time for treatment? Many people feel fear and shame about using substances, and as time goes on, they may normalize substance use even through increasing consequences – leading both the people using and their loved ones to ask – when is it time to go to treatment? While each…

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Sober St. Patrick’s Day

Sober St. Patrick’s Day For millions of Americans, St. Patrick’s day is a time of merriment, and for some, perhaps an excuse to go a bit overboard when it comes to alcohol. But the day has serious risks; during St. Patrick’s Day holidays from 2006-2010, more than 700 people were killed in crashes involving drunk…

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Rural Mental Health

It’s prohibitively difficult to access mental-health services in rural America.   That’s because, relative to urban areas, rural counties have so few mental-health professionals. The majority of nonmetropolitan counties in the U.S. don’t have a psychiatrist, and almost half lack a psychologist. The paucity has resulted in a public-health crisis—rural Americans suffering from a psychiatric condition…

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