July 4th, 2020

July 4th, 2020 A Life is composed of a number of years, a number of days, and a number of moments.  Over the course of a lifetime, we tend to…

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Dealing with Depression and Anxiety During the Covid-19 Pandemic

The first three words of The Road Less Travelled by Scott Peck are:  LIFE IS DIFFICULT. I have always liked that statement because it tells us that no matter where…

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Family addiction recovery

What Do We Do?

I attended a Plano Chamber of Commerce social recently and several people asked me “what do you do?” I love the question but it does present some difficulty answering. My…

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The Miracle of New Technology

The Miracle of New Technology

Wonderful Article by Ms. Noonan, one of my favorite journalist. I hope you find comfort in it no matter what your religious inclinations. The Miracle of Technology Peggy Noonan Here…

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So Many Getting Help

I am so excited about our facilities. My office is in the Plano Treatment Facility and every time I walk in the door, the rooms are filled with folks getting…

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Addiction on College Campuses

Addiction and substance use disorders among college students have become a serious issue, one that has grown by leaps and bounds in recent years. In fact, today 49 percent of…

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A Student’s Guide to Recognizing Disorders, Seeking Help and Promoting Wellness

Going to college is a dream for millions of Americans, yet those with psychiatric disabilities may question if it’s even a possibility. While mental illness may add extra considerations to…

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Substance Abuse in College

According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, about four out of five college students drink alcohol. Though drinking has long been the most common form of substance…

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College Student’s Guide to Avoiding Drug and Alcohol Abuse

When first starting school, there are a lot of rewarding and exciting things college students encounter: roommates, new surroundings, tough classes, making friends. But students should also be aware of…

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Mental Health Resources

Recovering from Mental Health Problems and Substance Use Mental health disorders are complex illnesses that affect our brain.  Along with having an issue with substance use disorders, many people suffer…

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