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Estil Wallace

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Cocaine Psychosis

Cocaine Psychosis By Estil Wallace While America’s ongoing opiate crisis may be a hot topic in today’s news, cocaine has kept its place as one of the most prevalent and dangerous drugs of abuse. It’s well-known that cocaine is highly addictive and its portrayal in mainstream media has led to a common association with mood …

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The Spiritual Transformation of Recovery

The Spiritual Transformation of Recovery By Estil Wallace If you’ve looked into Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) or other 12-Step programs, you are likely to notice the recurring role that God plays throughout its messaging. The “God word” can scare many people away from recovery fellowships, especially from 12-Step programs in which it features most prominently. It’s …

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Don’t Go It Alone: The Importance of Fellowship and Sponsorship in Recovery

Don’t Go It Alone: The Importance of Fellowship and Sponsorship in Recovery By Estil Wallace We are, as humans, a social species. No matter how self-sufficient you are, history shows that we benefit from spending time with like-minded peers who share our goals and values. Fellowship and sponsorship are two foundational components of your road …

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The Power Behind Accepting Powerlessness

The Power Behind Accepting Powerlessness By Estil Wallace From the moment we begin to form our identities, we’re taught that power comes from being self-sufficient. Modern American culture promotes staunch individualism in professional and personal settings, from the glory we assign to self-starters and ‘self-made’ success stories to the way that contemporary television programming has …

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The Importance of Combining the 12-Steps and Therapy

The Importance of Combining the 12-Steps and Therapy By Estil Wallace The 12-Steps, typically associated with Alcoholics Anonymous (or Cocaine Anonymous), is a program to aid in recovery from addiction. Therapy is a form of treatment commonly used for those suffering from mental health disorders. As addiction is often accompanied by mental illness, combining the …

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