Category: Alcohol Addiction Facts

First Responders: Do We Approach Hazards Without Preplanning?

December 29, 2016

Planning ahead for substance hazards in 2017 Preplanning Saves Lives Firefighters know how important pre-planning is. We inspect our districts, schools, empty […]

Choosing Recovery: Don’t let “that person” stop you

May 18, 2016

A Firefighter’s Tale by Captain Michael Morse, PFD The decision to begin the recovery journey is fragile at best. It doesn’t take […]

The Ripple Effect: How Addiction Affects First Responder Families

January 6, 2016

by Michael Blackburn, CEAP, LADC-1, SAP Retired Providence Fire Dept. Battalion Chief, RI Sr. Vice President, Business Development Drug and alcohol abuse and dependence […]

New Year’s Day is Every Day

January 1, 2016

For me, New Year’s Day does not fall on January 1. The day that I decided to stop drinking alcoholically, life began […]

The Missing Link: Sobriety and Spirituality

September 16, 2015

Sobriety and Spirituality “A life of sobriety, for the sake of sobriety only, does not a contented person make.” The first time […]

“My name is … and I’m an Alcoholic”

August 28, 2015

The sense of freedom gained from stating that sentence in public is a better high than every substance designed to avoid living […]

Matthew Perry awarded for work helping addiction treatment centers

July 22, 2015

By now, many people know that Friends actor Matthew Perry has gone through a tough battle with alcohol and opiates. Now, Perry […]

Top 6 Ways to Identify an Alcoholic

February 19, 2014

Many individuals who struggle with alcoholism and problem drinking are easy to spot, clear as day — and loved ones have more […]

Should you discuss your drinking habits with your doctor?

February 5, 2014

For many drinkers, the line between alcohol use and abuse can become quickly blurred. To help combat this, many experts believe doctors […]

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