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Nikki Perlow Foundation presents: An Evening with Earl Hightower

July 9, 2014
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Event Information

In an attempt to create a stronger recovery community in the Baltimore, Maryland area, The Nikki Perlow Foundation is presenting and sponsoring a special event on September 10th, with special guest speaker Earl Hightower. The event will take place from 6:30pm-9:30pm […]

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Substance Abuse & Mental Health

The Disease of Alcoholism: A bit of history

June 23, 2014
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Since 1952, alcoholism has been classified as a disease by the American Medical Association. Alcoholism and addiction are defined as a chronic, progressive, incurable illness. ASAM (the American Society of Addiction Medicine) defines addiction as the following:

“Addiction is a primary, chronic disease of brain reward, motivation, memory […]

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Happy 79th Birthday, Alcoholics Anonymous!

June 10, 2014
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In early May of 1935 Bill Wilson frantically called the numbers of random clergy members while in a panic at the Mayflower Hotel in Akron, Ohio. A hopeless drunk with a little bit of sobriety time under his belt, Wilson was in town after a business deal […]

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Approaches for someone in recovery with a family member in active addiction

June 6, 2014
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A common situation that can occur for someone in recovery is to have a family member (a child, a parent, a spouse, etc.) that is still in active addiction. This can be a difficult situation to approach and can bring about some of the most extreme feelings […]

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