Hello, My Name is Trevor and I’m an Addict

Posted by Gray Wolf Ranch on Mar 13, 2018 11:30:00 AM

Before I found NA, I thought I had my habit under control. I thought could use when I wanted to and still maintain a normal life – well, kinda normal.

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Tags: addiction, story-telling, NA, alcoholics anonymous, narcotics anonymous, 12 Steps, 12 traditions, 12 concepts

Alcohol Use Among Young Men

Posted by Gray Wolf Ranch on Feb 27, 2018 9:30:00 AM

You might have heard, “Boys will be boys.” While this sentiment may be common, it does not reflect the very real dangers that impact our young men, their families, and our communities. Beginning in high school, and sometimes even earlier, young adults compel one another to try new experiences, including illegal drugs and alcohol.

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Tags: substance abuse, experimenting with substances, addiction, rehab program, treatment program, gray wolf ranch

How does Substance Abuse Impact the Family?

Posted by Gray Wolf Ranch on Feb 20, 2018 9:30:00 AM

When we imagined what it would be like to be a parent, substance abuse was not in our minds. It is not something you can prepare for, but once it has impacted your family, things will never be the same. How does having a loved one with substance abuse issues impact the family?

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A Brief Introduction to Heroin

Posted by Gray Wolf Ranch on Feb 6, 2018 9:30:00 AM

Despite its long-standing reputation as a highly-addictive drug, millions of Americans from every socio-economic layer have now become acquainted with the deadly effects of heroin. Because heroin use is so widespread, it is important that we become familiar with its signs, and understand how to proceed if we should encounter it. Here are the essential facts:

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Is Experimenting with Drugs an Unavoidable Rite of Passage?

Posted by Gray Wolf Ranch on Jan 30, 2018 9:30:00 AM

Nearly every young adult will have the opportunity to experience an altered state. Those who feel secure, and are opposed to using drugs or alcohol, will decline. Many more will join the crowd and experiment with the mind-altering flavor of the week. Some will enjoy it and make it a regular habit. And, too many of them will later find that their lives have forever been altered by addiction.

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Tags: addiction, substance abuse, experimenting with substances, recovery resources