At the Addiction Research Foundation, we conducted an online survey that was pushed through social media. We at this point had close to 1000 respondents. Of these respondents close to 2/3s were women. While women were more likely to respond to an online survey they were less likely to attend 12 step meetings; 61 percent males to 52% females. We… read more →
Dr Steve Dansiger will MEET AND GREET (and Book Event) Saturday October 22rd 9 am UNTIL REFUGE RECOVERY MEETING at 10:30 -11:30 then lunch (provided by Addiction Research Foundation) and then a Dharma Talk at 1 pm LED BY Dr Steve AT THE MOORE INSTITUTE’S C3.
Belinda Greenaway CZT, is offering a 3 hour workshop in the gentle art of Zentangle. What is Zentangle? A easy to learn, relaxing and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns. Belinda will teach this fulfilling way to create art and deepen your spiritual, prayer and meditation life. Cost is $35 (includes supplies) and checks can be… read more →
At this time Refuge Recovery is meeting twice a week Smart Recovery is meeting once a week, a weekly yoga class, a professional’s meditation and sharing group called EMIT is provided once a month and various other workshops have been provided in this space. In October at the grand opening the founder of Refuge Recovery came and provided 2 different… read more →
From the emerging data the centers around the theme for the need for social communities is consistent. All surveys showed that family and community were considered to be the very, if not the most, issue that is most important to the person in recovery. This finding is consistent with other recent research that seemed to show social contact as a… read more →
Steve Moore presents 4 part series on why we treat substance abuse and mental health issues differently than physical issues. Then he looks at how we can handle these issues with more compassion and understanding. This series is being presented at Christ Episcopal Church in Tuscaloosa, Al during the month of January at 10 am.
My name is Pam and I am an alcoholic. My dad’s name is Bill and he has Alzheimer’s. I always had a difficult relationship with him. As with any disease walking the path is never easy. And I mean that for both of our diseases. My dad can not communicate much any more. Mostly when I go see him, it… read more →
Once upon a time there lived a little princess that was full of light and love. When she was born she there was rejoicing in the kingdom. She was destined as an infant to leave the majestic mountains and her father and enter into life with the dragon family in the alley below. It had been predetermined that she would… read more →
Lessons From The Big Kahuna ka·hu·na kəˈho͞onə/ noun (in Hawaii) a wise man or shaman. NORTH AMERICAN informal an important person; the person in charge. When your in the middle of fear you are unable to question thoughts. Fear keeps us from insight. Why did you not question your thoughts? I was holding on for my life! … read more →
Here are some of our Addiction Research results through March 2015. However, we still find some of this to be very interesting to us. Maybe you will too. DEMOGRAPHICS More than two-thirds (71%) of all respondents were female. Nearly all respondents identified as white (92%) and not Hispanic (97%). More than three-quarters (79%) of respondents had some education beyond… read more →