JULIE

Julie

Staff Member at Narconon Colorado.


Julie in Addiction
February 2, 2020

Hateful Comments on Social Media Point to An Alarming Trend

I have even seen several comments stating that overdose victims should not be given Narcan anymore in order to “solve the problem.” Has our society really become so cold that so many people would rather stand by and let someone die than give them another chance at life? Since when has this sort of behavior become socially acceptable? Why are people so quick to spew hate on social media?

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Julie in Addiction Recovery
January 24, 2020

How Sobriety Has Become the Foundation for My Life

How Sobriety Has Become the Foundation for My Life About seven and a half years ago, my life was what many people might call a mess. I was having a hard time making ends meet and had to move back in with my parents because I was drinking entirely too much alcohol.

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Julie in Addiction
January 23, 2020

Ads That Promote Alcoholism Should be Banned

The other day I was watching TV, and I saw an advertisement for Coors Light beer that was promoting morning drinking. The ad which may seem innocent enough to many showed two male roommates in their twenties cracking open a morning beer while eating breakfast and watching football.

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Julie in Family Resources
January 16, 2020

How to Help a Friend Whose Loved One Is Addicted

With the high rates of addiction across the United States you’d be hard-pressed not to know anyone who has been affected by this nationwide problem. That being said here are some of the ways you can help support a friend whose loved one is addicted to drugs or alcohol.

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Julie in Family Resources
January 15, 2020

Why Parents Need to Talk to Their Kids About Drugs

While talking to your children about drugs sounds about as enjoyable as listening to nails on a chalkboard it is something every parent must face…

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Julie in Addiction Recovery
January 8, 2020

The Holidays Are Over, Now There Is No Excuse

Many people hold off going to treatment in November and December because of the holiday season. They rationalize putting off getting help by telling themselves that they do not want to miss out on family time and special moments.

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Julie in Addiction Recovery
January 1, 2020

How to Support a Friend Who Just Got Out of Rehab

When a person finishes up addiction treatment they can have a difficult time readjusting to their new life. Many people mistakenly believe that all of the work happens during time spent in rehab. While there is a lot of self-reflection and growth that occurs during the addiction treatment process this is only the very beginning of starting a life of recovery.

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Julie in Addiction
December 28, 2019

The Children Born Addicted to Opioids

With all of the attention that is being placed on the overdose death rates across the United States little to no attention is being given to the youngest victims of this crisis. Every day across the United States children are being born addicted to opioids.

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Julie in Addiction
December 27, 2019

What to Do After a Loved One Overdoses

It is nearly impossible to track the total amount of nonfatal drug overdoses because oftentimes they go unreported. There are countless people who have had multiple overdoses over the course of their lifetime. So what are the steps that a person should take if their loved one has overdosed on drugs or alcohol?

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Julie in Addiction Recovery
December 18, 2019

A New Year Is a Great Time to Overcome Addiction

As one year draws to an end and a new one is ready to begin we often start to look back at the things we have accomplished and think about what we would still like to achieve. For many people it is a time of personal reflection and inspiration for growth, for others, it can be a somber reminder of too many things left undone.

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