Recent studies paint a mixed picture of addiction trends in Texas. By many measures, the Lone Star State fares better than the rest of the nation, trailing the national averages and its surrounding states in illicit drug use and overdoses. But there are some troubling measures in the statistics, too — specifically in the significant increase in overdose deaths over the last two decades.
Since its inception in the early 20th century, Alcoholics Anonymous (simply called “AA” by many) has grown exponentially. The peer recovery and self-help program has endured the test of time, growing in popularity, with current membership estimated to be more than 2 million members worldwide, according to AA.org. But while the program and its terminology have become part of modern culture, how much do you really know about the 12 Steps?
By Clint Fletcher Recovery and labyrinths may seem like an odd pairing at first glance, but these stone pathways are popping up at more treatment centers as a new generation discovers the benefits. Having been around for centuries, these ancient and symbolic winding paths have transcended many different cultures and religions. Labyrinths are still important […]