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Controversial: There are some people who believe that 12-step programs can resemble a "cult" process. However, most professionals in this field definitely do not believe this, and having met tens of thousands of people in aa and na, I do not believe that this is true either. People who benefit from meetings go to more meetings, and get more out of it. Addiction implies it does harm- in most folks it does good. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why are you going?: It's tough to tell you how to stop without knowing why you are going and what kinds of treatments you're getting. Most, not all, psychiatric care is voluntary, and you can change providers or stop altogether at will if you don't like the results. But, if you are taking medications, it is important to work with your doctor to take you off them safely before you quit. ...Read more
Support: Feel free to listen. You may hear how others have found solutions to your problems. Go to six meetings before you decide whether this program might work for you. ...Read more
Care for self 1st: Taking care of you first, is important. You can attend alanon meetings, which are for family and friends of alcoholics. This group can familiarize you with typical family patterns in alcoholism, and the 12 step process also. Thus supported, you'll be better able to deal with your family member. S/he may notice the changes in you, and be curious enough to seek aa help. I've seen this happen. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Yes: Boredom for seniors can be a risk factor. Plus it's a nice way to make friends. ...Read more
Try use web search: This is one of the sites that gives you some links to psychiatric facilities by state. I'm sure there are many more. Please google. http://www.theagapecenter.com/hospitals/psychiatric.htm#illinois. ...Read more
See below: Look at the following websites... www.dbsalliance.org www.Nami.Org they're geared for mentally ill; however, they might have information about caregivers support groups. The contact info is there. Good luck! ...Read more
Www.therapro.com: One such company is www.Therapro.Com. But it depends what disability the child has. But this is one place to start. ...Read more
In NYC you dial: 311 not sure what you can dial in houston. ...Read more
I have an insurance directory of 6 dentists in my town. How do I choose the preeminent one as my new general dds? Consults for info cost $150 each.
Lawyers have the Martindale-Hubell directory; MDs have Castle Connolly for ratings. Dentists have nothing? Please provide me a resource?
Try This: Try this: https://www.zocdoc.com/ Enter Dentist and zip code and go to town... ...Read more
I can't find a medicaid dentist in atlanta, ga. Everyone in their directory is dead or no longer accepting it. I've googled extensively. Please help!
Dental Society: Contact your local dental society.. They may be able to help. Medicaid pays next to nothing for limited care, and that is why you are having trouble finding a provider. You may also seek out reduced fee care at a clinic or dental school. All the best.. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Does an "oral surgeon" perform the same duties an "oral maxillo facial surgeon" as listed in dental directories? Are these names always interchangable
Hi, I have a coastal saver plan and I have never used it yet so I'm not sure how this works, my wife who is on my plan has bad tooth pain, which dentist can she go to, is there a directory?
I can't find a dentist in atlanta, ga that accepts medicaid. The directory medicaid hands out is out of date. Please help!
Periodontist did not rebuild molar buccal bony wall. I want to give him my short dental directory for him to choose a specialist. He will be upset.
What is it: that you take .5 mg of, 2x/day? ...Read more
Depends: That depends on the severity of the car accident. Things like speed, type of vehicle, use of seatbelts, airbag, location of impact all affect the injuries. Any part of the body can be injuried in car accidents, depending on circumstances. The injuries range from none, to minor, to major to life-treatening or fatal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Good question.: Aa per se is not asking you to be religious; it is asking you to admit that you are powerless to stop drinking by yourself, and that there is a higher power that can help. What (if anything) you call that higher power is up to you - but that symbolic surrender appears to be a key ingredient in the success of aa. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sobriety is the goal: One can not quantify when and how you will need the support of a 12 step program like alcoholics anonymous. It would nice if you could just stop being alcoholic. The bottom line is that sobriety is a day by day, lifelong endeavor. Aa is the backbone of a good sobriety program. This is a process - not just a number of meetings to be checked off on a calendar. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I can't speak for: The people you are asking about. However, it is intrinsically difficult to admit you don't have control over something in your life. It is even more difficult to trust enough to give control over to a higher power. ...Read more
Good Match: Genotype AC is called Hemoglobin C trait. People who have it inherit normal hemoglobin called hemoglobin A from one parent and an abnormal hemoglobin called hemoglobin C from the other parent. A person with AC should be healthy, and if somebody like that marries another with AA genotype, half of their children will be AC and half AA. All children should be fine. B+ and O+ are normal blood types. ...Read more
Does anyone know if there are any aa meetings for the children of alcoholics (the kids not being alcoholics)?
Yes: Yes i agree with other answer, al-anon is for any family member or friend affected by someone else's alcoholism, however there is also a specific 12 step group for adult children of alcoholics. If in a big enough city it is actually amazing how many different kinds of 12 step meetings there are. There is also ala-teen and ala-tot for kids and teens. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers