Substance Abuse and Other Habits

For the past ten years, I have worked with individuals and groups who struggled with chemical dependency, abuse, and other habits, hurts, mistakes, miseries and (bad) memories. I have been so involved in the lives of these individuals that I have written an eBook, Choosing Recovery, to help others with similar maladies whom I may never meet except through this source. I have found that substance abuse is steadily increasing and spreading in our communities.

Substance Abuse is a Plague

Bane to Society

Chemical abuse is quickly becoming a plague. Anytime a potential for a plague hits our communities, the government is up in arms to combat and destroy its existence. Why isn’t something done about the plague of substance abuse. Oh, yes! There is lip service given to wiping out drugs, and our courtrooms and prisons are full of offenders. However, all that is being done is putting a bandage on an incurable sore.

No One has Immunity

Although you may not be addicted to or you may have nothing to do with substance abuse, you still are not immune to habits, hurts, mistakes, miseries and (bad) memories. That’s why I believe you can benefit from this online course even if you don’t have a problem with alcohol or drugs. Choosing Recovery is a faith-based course because faith-based courses have a 40% success rate.

Along with the online course, you can get support by calling us during working hours of 9 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. CMT daily. We offer other help such as online work if you are looking to augment your family income or find a new career.

Individuals, Inmates and Groups

Further, we have worked with groups and individuals, inmates in a state facility and with inmates in county jails. We have helped individuals from all walks of life and social classes. The local courts send us participants, but only on a voluntary basis. Therefore, you have the assurance the program will work for you if you make a quality decision to stop whatever the habit, hurt, mistake, misery or (bad) memory that is keeping you bound.

Responsibility and Accountability

Your Choice

Yours is the responsibility to make the decision to stop the abuse to your new self. You most likely would call the police if someone was abusing you physically, mentally or sexually. So you can stop abusing yourself. It is a choice, and you are one choice away from being a brand new you.

Choosing Recovery is an inexpensive home course that works. All it takes from you is a quality decision. A new you is waiting to happen today. If you are that person, I would love to send you your copy of Choosing Recovery today. You can begin to discover the person you have been created to be. Make your quality decision, join the hundreds who have thrown off the blanket of despair, dependency and an old life that no longer exists for them.

Make the choice today! You will never regret doing so.

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I'm retired and live on Lake Barkley in western Kentucky. Love to fish and help people with their hurts, miseries, mistakes and (bad) memories. I love to write, so, being retired gives me ample opportunity to do so.I've been married for 53 years to a wonderful woman who is my friend and helper. We have one son, a wonderful daughter-in-law and two grandsons. I hope to master the ability to build a website, but for now that seems more like a dream than reality.

4 thoughts on “Substance Abuse and Other Habits”

  1. Good for you for sharing this great perspective and empowering others, Howard. I struggled with alcohol for many, many years and finally found the way to free myself just over 2 years ago. I’ve never been happier.

    Since then, I’ve connected with all kinds of wonderful people who have made similar choices to empower themselves and move on from addictive behaviors that really just masked other issues which can be addressed if brought out into the open. But so many of us hide in shame or embarrassment. It doesn’t have to be that way. There is so much love and light waiting for those who can allow themselves to be vulnerable enough to just be human.

    Keep up your wonderful work!

    1. Thanks so much, Kevin. Glad you are staying sober. If you’d like a copy of my eBook, Choosing Recovery,
      I’d be happy to send you one free. Even if you don’t need it, you may know someone who could use it.
      I’ll visit your site and follow you.
      Have a blessed day.

  2. Hi Howard, great website! I’m really interested in your thoughts about the term ‘high functioning alcoholic’ and whether there such a condition exists. In NZ there’s definitely a social drinking culture and alcoholism is an issue for many – in fact surprisingly according to statistics, our most at risk group are young women in their 20-30’s. I recently read a book by Lotta Dann called ‘Mrs D is going without’ –
    it’s a very candid look at the issues around this whole topic and a very read. All the best with your website and your substance abuse recovery program – Keep up the great work, Karen

    1. Hi Karen,
      Thanks so much for the comment. Yes, there are those who function is fast paced careers who are alcoholic. I taught English everyday for several years as an alcoholic. No, I didn’t drink on the job as most “high functioning” alcoholics do. However, it is proven that no one can do better on alcohol or drugs than they can without them in their lives.
      Very interested in the book you recommend. I will get a copy.
      Again, thanks so much for your time and concern! Blessings.

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