The Steelers seem to be cleaning house. They are ridding themselves of troubled players who don't fit the Steeler mold. Well, if that's the case then Roethlisberger should start packing his bags as well.
The Kids Are All Right is a joint memoir by four Welch children after their parents died in the 1980s. The book is spearheaded by the second eldest daughter, Liz, a journalist who now lives in Brooklyn.
As I've seen how music has changed my life and that of others, I'm energized and want to do more. I believe music can build self-esteem and deal with problems relating to anxiety and depression - which often underlie substance abuse.
If I ever started abusing substances again it will be because I have an irresistible and distorted urge to enjoy illicit substances 'recreationally,' 'without harm.' The sad thing is River, Heath, DJ AM and Brittany probably thought the same.
Relapse is common when the alcoholic/addict has not had enough recovery under their belt through 12-step meetings, sponsorship, counseling or their own personal determination to rely on an arsenal of "tools" to ward off the relapse demon.
Have you heard a word about mental health in the deluge of discussions that populate health reform communications on TV, radio and newspapers? Have you seen any mention in Federal legislative offerings?