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Marijuana Users Have Abnormal Brain Structure

Heavy Marijuana Users Have Abnormal Brain Structure, Poor Memory Dec. 16, 2013 — Teens who were heavy marijuana users — smoking it daily for about three years — had abnormal changes in their brain structures related to working memory and performed poorly on memory tasks, reports a new Northwestern Medicine® study. A poor working memory …

Posted on December 18, 2013 | Continue Reading »

Surviving the Holidays

Surviving the Holidays

For most people, the holiday season – which includes Thanksgiving to the New Year celebration – is a special time of joy and celebration.  We have a chance to give our thanks and to welcome in a new year with all the hope and promise it brings. Yet, we must never forget that for people …

Posted on December 6, 2013 | Continue Reading »

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Dan Pallotta: The way we think about charity is dead wrong

Please take a few minutes to view the following Ted Talk. “The next time you’re looking at a charity, don’t ask about the rate of their overhead. Ask about the scale of their dreams.” Dan Pallotta Dan Pallotta said, “The nonprofit sector is critical to our dream of changing the world. Yet there is no …

Posted on June 20, 2013 | Continue Reading »

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43rd Annual Area 29 Maryland State Convention

You don’t want to miss the AA convention starting today Thursday June 13 at the Clarion Hotel and Hall Conference Center in Hagerstown, MD. The 43rd Annual Area 29 Maryland State Convention is meant to show what sobriety really is, and to help those who are new and not so new in recovery realize the …

Posted on June 13, 2013 | Continue Reading »