Looking in the Rear View Mirror of My Son’s Addiction

Since your child was born, you have tried to be a “good-enough” parent.  This obligation, skill set includes comforting and reducing his “boo-boos” to lessen the hurt. When the child was older, you could somewhat control his behavior, although it became harder, with a carrot.  For example, if you mow the lawn, you can stay…

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What Doctors Don’t Tell You About “Benzos!”

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Withdrawals from Benzodiazepines (colloquially called “Benzos”), prescription depressant drugs that cause sedation, hypnosis, and relieve anxiety as well as muscle spasms, are coming under scrutiny from its users.  Intended for short-term use only for sedation, anxiety, amnesia or prior to anaesthesia, the effects can be devastating for long-term usage, even after these Class IV drugs…

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How To Manage Stress

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April is National Stress Awareness Month.  Boy, as children get older, they face stress because of academics, family dynamics, extra -curricular pressures and social media influences, sometimes simultaneously. In a Centers and Disease Control and Prevention’s study that was published on March 31, 2022  these alarming findings pointed to “youth in crisis:” More than a…

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