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ASK DR. STEVE...

What are the Signs and Symptoms
of Alcoholism and Drug Addiction?   

1.) What is an Alcohol and Other Drugs Problem?
2.) What is Binge Drinking?
3.) What is Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse?
4.) What is Alcohol and Other Drug Dependence?
5.) What are Negative Consequences From Using and Abusing Alcohol and Other Drugs?
6.) What is Meant by Preoccupation with Alcohol and Other Drugs?
7.) What is Meant by Denial?
8.) What is Meant by Loss of Control?
9.) What is Meant by Tolerance?
10.) What is Meant by Withdrawal?
11.) What is Relapse?

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How to Get Help for An Alcohol
and Other Drug Problems

1.) How Does Alcohol and Other Drug Use Progress from Social Use to Dependence?
2.) The Progression of Chemical Dependency: The Three Stages of Alcoholism and Drug Addiction
3.) Is Alcoholism a Disease or the End Result of a Lack of Willpower, Weak Character, Moral Depravity, or a Personality Trait?
4.) What to Do Once You Admit that You Have a Problem with Alcohol and Other Drugs?
5.) What is Medically Supervised Detoxification?
6.) What are the Treatment Options Available to Somebody Who Wants to Stop Drinking and Drugging?
7.) What is the Support Group, Alcoholics Anonymous?
8.) What is the Support Group, Narcotics Anonymous?
9.) What is the Support Group, Al-Anon?
10.) What is the Support Group, Alateen?
11.) What is the Support Group, Adult Children of Alcoholics?
12.) What is the Proces of Change That Someone Goes Through in Order to Stop Consuming Alcohol and Other Drugs?
13.) What is Recovery?

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Information Every Loved One of A Chemically Dependent Individual Must Know
1.) Why Chemical Dependency is a Family Disease that Affects Each Family Member
2.) How to Determine Whether or Not You Have Been Affected by Another Person’s Alcohol and Other Drug Use
3.) How Alcoholism Impacts Children Raised in An Alcoholic Household—Part One
4.) How Alcoholism Impacts Children Raised in an Alcoholic Household—Part Two
5.) What Does It Mean to be an Adult Children of Alcoholics?
6.) What is the Support Group, Al-Anon?
7.) What is the Support Group, Alateen?
8.) What is the Support Group, Adult Children of Alcoholics?
9.) How to Confront a Friend or Loved One Who Has a Problem With Alcohol and Other Drugs
10.) How to Confront a Parent Who Has a Problem With Alcohol and Other Drugs
11.) How to Make Your Loved One Stop Drinking and Drugging
12.) What to do if Your Loved One Continues to Drink and Drug
13.) Why do I Need Help if My Wife is the One Who is an Alcoholic?
14.) How to Distinguish Between an Act of Love and an Act of Enabling
15.) How to Distinguish Between Enabling and Acting Responsibly
16.) How to Detach from the Problem Rather than Abandon Your Loved One
17.) How to Detach with Love and Compassion
18.) How a Recovering Parent Can Heal the Relationship With Their Children

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Information About Alcoholism and Drug Addiction
1.) What is a Dry Drunk?
2.) What is an Alcohol Blackout?
3.) What is Cross Addiction?
4.) What is Denial and Enabling?
5.) What is the Difference Between Spirituality and Religion?
6.) What is Alcohol Poisoning?
7.) How Does the Chronic Consumption of Alcohol Impact One’s Body?
8.) What Does the Chronic Consumption of Alcohol Do to One’s Liver?
9.) What Does Hitting Bottom Mean?
10.) What Does Dual Diagnosis Mean?

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How to Raise Alcohol and Other Drugs-Free Children
1.) What Every Parent Should Know About the Risks of Teens Who Drink and Drug
2.) The Warning Signs of Teens Who Drink and Drug
3.) How to Prevent Your Child from Drinking and Drugging: Creating a Strong Emotional Bond With Your Child
4.) How to Develop an Action Plan to Deter Your Child from Drinking and Drugging
5.) How to Help Your Child Develop a Spiritual Practice
6.) How to Discuss Alcohol and Other Drugs With Your Children—Part 1
7.) How to Discuss Alcohol and Other Drugs With Your Children—Part 2
8.) How to Debunk Myths About Alcohol and other Drugs
9.) How to Be Aware of What Behaviors You Are Modeling
10.) How to Discuss Alcohol and Other Drugs With Your Children—Part 3

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BOOKS

From Insanity to Serenity:
A Series About Recovery From and Prevention of
Chemical Dependency

By Dr. Steve Frisch, Psy.D.

Moving Mountains: Magical Choices for
Empowering Your Life’s Journey

By Dr. Steve Frisch, Psy.D.

Stepping Out of the Shadows:
[Re]connecting With Your Life’s Journey

By Dr. Steve Frisch, Psy.D.


Building Better Bridges: Creating Great Relationships With the People Who Matter Most
By Dr. Steve Frisch, Psy.D.

Making Molehills Out of Mountains: Reclaiming
Your Personal Power in Your Relationships

By Dr. Steve Frisch, Psy.D.

Entering The World of Your Child:
How to Nurture the Spirit of  Your Child

By Dr. Steve Frisch, Psy.D.

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FACTS ABOUT...

Fact Sheets About...
Alcohol and Other Drugs

1.) Alcohol
2.) Club Drugs
3.) Cocaine
4.) Depressants
5.) Heroin
6.) Inhalants
7.) Marijuana
8.) Methamphetamines
9.) Steroids
10.) Tobacco

Fact Sheets About...
How to Raise Alcohol and Other Drugs Free Children

1.) Parenting Tips to Protect Your Children From Alcohol and Other Drugs Abuse
2.) The Facts and Myths About Alcohol and Other Drugs Abuse
3.) Parenting Skills For Raising Alcohol and Other Drugs Free Children
4.) Important Lessons About Alcohol and Other Drugs Use Prevention For Parents to Know
5.) Risk and Protective Factors for Teenager  Alcohol and Other Drugs Abuse
6.) Teen Drinking: Risk Factors and Consequences
7.) Warning Signs of Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse
8.) A Parent’s Guide for How to Protect Their
Children From Using Alcohol and Other Drugs

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REPORTS

The Art of Living Consciously: How to
Create A Life of Love, Joy, and Authenticity

By Dr. Steve Frisch, Psy.D.

Stopping the Cycle of Self-Sabotage in Your Relationships 
By Dr. Steve Frisch, Psy.D.

Spiritual Bankruptcy: Part 1
By Dr. Steve Frisch, Psy.D.

Spiritual Bankruptcy: Part 2
By Dr. Steve Frisch, Psy.D.

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall, Part 1:
How to Work With Your Character Defects
By Dr. Steve Frisch, Psy.D.

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Reports


REPORTS

Mirror, Mirror Part on the Wall, Part 2:
How To Work With Your Character Defects
By Dr. Steve Frisch, Psy.D.

[Re]Connecting With Essence: Giving
Birth to a Life of Love, Joy, and Prosperity
By Dr. Steve Frisch, Psy.D.

All Aboard That's Coming Aboard...
By Dr. Steve Frisch, Psy.D.

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SELF-HELP COLUMNS

1.) How to Create a Life of Love, Joy, and Happiness
By Dr. Steve Frisch, Psy.D.

2.) How to Create Great Relationships With the People Who Matter Most
By Dr. Steve Frisch, Psy.D.

3.) Involvement—How to Honor the Emotional Needs of You and Your Partner
By Dr. Steve Frisch, Psy.D.

4.) Trust—How to Make Your Relationship Safe for You and Your Partner
By Dr. Steve Frisch, Psy.D.

5.) Revealing Yourself—How to Make Yourself Known to Your Partner
By Dr. Steve Frisch, Psy.D.

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SELF-HELP COLUMNS

6.)
Support—How to Honor the Dignity of Your Partner
By Dr. Steve Frisch, Psy.D.

7.) Personal Freedom—How to Empower Your Partner to be Who They Are
By Dr. Steve Frisch, Psy.D.

8.) Personal Responsibility—How to Get What You Need in Your Relationships
By Dr. Steve Frisch, Psy.D.

9.) Acceptance—How to Make Your Partner Feel Safe and Cared About
By Dr. Steve Frisch, Psy.D.

10.) Commitment—How to Face Your Fears of Loving and Being Loved
By Dr. Steve Frisch, Psy.D.

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SELF-HELP COLUMNS

11.) Conflict Resolution: How to Make Space in Your Relationships for Love, Joy, and Harmony
By Dr. Steve Frisch, Psy.D.

12.) How to Create Emotional Intimacy
By Dr. Steve Frisch, Psy.D.

13.) How to Overcome Loneliness
By Dr. Steve Frisch, Psy.D.

14.) How to Improve Your Relationship with Effective Communication
By Dr. Steve Frisch, Psy.D.

15.) How to [Re]awaken Feelings of Love in Your Relationship
By Dr. Steve Frisch, Psy.D.

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SELF-HELP COLUMNS

16.) How to Lower the Walls You Place Between You and Your Partner
By Dr. Steve Frisch, Psy.D.

17.) How to Let Go of the Resentments You Hold in Your Relationships
By Dr. Steve Frisch, Psy.D.

18.) How to Stop Trying to Change Your Partner’s Faults by Changing Your Reaction to Your Partner’s Faults
By Dr. Steve Frisch, Psy.D.

19.) How to Cope With Hostile People
By Dr. Steve Frisch, Psy.D.

20.) How to Safely Express Anger!
By Dr. Steve Frisch, Psy.D.

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SELF-HELP COLUMNS

21.)
How to Differ With Your Partner Without Hurting Your Partner
By Dr. Steve Frisch, Psy.D.

22.) How to Raise Non-Violent Children
By Dr. Steve Frisch, Psy.D.

23.) How to Teach Your Child How to Resolve Conflict
By Dr. Steve Frisch, Psy.D.

24.) How to Nurture Your Children’s Self-Esteem
By Dr. Steve Frisch, Psy.D.

25.) How to Cope With Change
By Dr. Steve Frisch, Psy.D.


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