Chances are you've been riding along a rough road. At Absolute Advocacy, we believe in second chances. We believe in you. Whether you're seeking DWI or substance abuse services, or drug education classes, we have your needs and best interests close to our hearts and will provide you with the best assessment, prevention and educational services Cabarrus & Mecklenburg counties offer. One foot in front of the other, one step at a time, your rough road ends right here.
Whether you or someone you know needs help conquering a drug or alcohol-related addiction, we are here to help by providing assessments and counseling to get you or your loved one on the road to recovery.
Are you interested in becoming a substance abuse counselor? We'll arm you with the education you need to join our community of coaches and give back to the profession that helps so many lives get stronger. Already a counselor and want to broaden your skillset? We provide continuing educational opportunities to individuals already in the field.
Drunk driving isn’t a topic of conversation we expect to hear at the doctor’s office. In fact, it’s the kind of topic that doesn’t come up very often. It’s uncomfortable. It’s ugly. And it’s so often tragic. If we don’t have to talk about it, we don’t. And maybe that’s the problem.
A Local Drunk Driving Accident
It was 7:30 in the morning on a Wednesday in February.
As I sat in the waiting … [Read More]
When you’re faced with the challenge of counseling a client who is recovering from substance abuse addiction and simultaneously suffering from low self-esteem, you may feel more compassion for them knowing that they are suffering a double whammy. In fact, it’s not unlike the additional hit of depression during addiction recovery.
Although you know that you’ve got your work cut out for you, you … [Read More]
Bipolar disorder and marijuana are both active topics of discussion. Both are still being studied on scientific and medical levels. Mixing the two in an attempt to treat bipolar disorder with marijuana is dangerous. Despite the risks, many people who suffer from the disorder justify their use of marijuana as medicinal. Can the drug treat the disorder? First, we must understand … [Read More]
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