As smokers, it wasn’t that we couldn’t hear the entire world screaming the insanity of us smoking pack after pack. It was that our chemically enslaved brain was screaming even louder that smoking was as important as eating, that quitting would be like starvation. The beauty of this temporary journey of re-adjustment called quitting is […]
Most Americans know someone – a co-worker, friend, parent, sibling, spouse, child, or other family member – who has served or is currently serving in some branch of the military. Those who have actively served in wars may have experienced psychological stressors that an average person can never imagine. These veterans develop a range of […]
According to Dr. Mark Willenbring, MD, Addiction Psychiatry, The most important thing for people who drink is to keep track of their drinking. This is like counting calories or monitoring your weight by getting on the scale. Keeping track every day and sharing it with someone is also very helpful. You want to catch it […]
Imagine… A world with no tobacco. No ash-tray kisses. No cigarette breath. No tobacco-juice spittle. No cancer of the mouth, throat, lungs, esophagus, stomach, kidneys, bladder, breast, cervix, prostate, colon or rectum. No chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, including asthma, bronchitis, or emphysema. No heart disease. No stroke. No complications from diabetes. No babies with ear […]
Turning Point would like to congratulate Erin VanWormer for receiving the award for outstanding professional service in the substance abuse program.