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    Synthetic Drug: Speckled Cherries

    Posted on August 11, 2014 by Comments are off

    Since June there have been 20 deaths in the past year in England linked to a synthetic drug named Speckled Cherries, also called 4-dimethylaminorex. People in Northern Ireland are also getting a legal high from this drug, even though it is noted on the packaging that... read more

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    Showing Up

    Posted on June 4, 2014 by Leave a comment

    Recovery is a wonderful thing, and it is important for you to be present and show up. You will learn that when you show up to your meetings, work, school and family things really start to turn around and even look better. Of course there is more to recovery then just showing up, however showing up i... read more

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    Myths about Alcoholism

    Posted on May 20, 2014 by Leave a comment

    There are several false beliefs that we hear at First Step on what defines an alcoholic. Some of these are what people learn from the internet and other people that is a supposed checklist that determines whether you are an alcoholic or not. So we are going to clear that up. Myth 1: You ha... read more

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    A DWI and Recovery True Story

    Posted on November 17, 2011 by Leave a comment

    I was Kicking and Screaming the whole way... A true story of a Problem Drinker and Drug Abuser.

    You can't help him until he wants to help himself. He is not ready to get clean and sober, the court ordered him to come. He is only doing this because he is on probation and is trying to avoid ... read more

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