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Beating Addiction Isn't Enough -11th August 2016

You can struggle with addiction whether you live in the White House or in any house in the suburbs or cities. 

The proof is Christopher Lawford Kennedy. Despite growing up in one of America's most well known and influential families, he was no stranger to trauma and addiction.

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The Essential Paradox: From Attention to Awareness -26th July 2016

John Falcon M.A. is a master’s level therapist and Registered Psychologist in NSW. He holds a Master’s degree in counseling and for over 30 years has been a trainer in the behavioural health field. As an international lecturer and a corporate trainer he has conducted seminars and events in the field of human development and leadership. John has conducted and designed such programs specializing in addictions and eating disorders. He has been a program director for several addiction and mental health facilities in Australia and the U.S.

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Alcohol Addiction and Taking the First Step -05th July 2016

Due to alcohol being legal in Australia drinking has firmly been entrenched in our culture. Countless amounts of people are able to enjoy the mood altering affects of alcohol without the negative consequences or resulting in problems. However for some people, and some families, using alcohol in moderation is just not possible. Many of these people whose drinking is out of hand have a hard time admitting they have a problem.

Development of an addiction often is raised by 3 stages:

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