“On the plane from Albany, New York to Portland, Oregon, I deleted my heroin dealer’s phone number. It wasn’t the first time I’d done that—more like the 15th—and each time I’d felt a strange resistance. I knew that I would miss my heroin dealer that had been oh so accommodating in terms of helping me to ruin myself. I loved people that enabled my irresponsibility. In hindsight, he was my doctor. And I was a happy patient.” Read the full article from TheFix.com.
DBT is a core part of Behavioral Health Hawaii’s Intensive Outpatient Program.
“When you hear the words ‘alcoholic mother,’ you already have a mental image that’s disconcerting and confusing. It’s actually a dichotomy. Mothers are supposed to be nurturing, caring individuals, not falling-down drunks. How can the two possibly go together?” Read the rest from Promises Treatment Centers here.
If you are currently drinking and are unable to stop, please do yourself and your family a favor and get help. You are not alone please contact BHH today at (808) 234-9838