Breaking the Relapse Cycle – Deal with Addiction

Breaking the trigger-thought-craving-use- process and how to deal with addiction.  In a recent article, researchers noted that a long history of alcohol dependence clearly reduces cognitive, learning, memory and motor functions. So how does one stop this viscous cycle...

Quitting Gambling and Getting Effective Sleep

If you are in recovery, sleep deprivation is the most common universal warning sign of relapse. A lack of sleep leads to bad decisions for individuals.   Moreover, those with any impulse control issues find their normal problems magnified.  This can make quitting...

The Importance of Sleep in Recovery

Sleep is an often under tracked activity. People will often feel tired in the mornings, but look at the clock, and might think “I was in bed for 8 hours – surely I got enough sleep.” If you are in recovery, this single factor is the most common...

Ohio Legal Gambling made $9.7B from 2012-2015

In a recent article, a reporter looked at the “losses” from gamblers in Ohio over a four year period. He characterized the profits from the Ohio gambling sources a little oddly – the $9.7B is really the money made by the industry. This is still...