Pineapple Water, it’s a “thing”

My husband and I both like Mexican food and like refreshing drinks as well. People who know me know that I like the simple things in life…meaning, it doesn’t take much to make me happy!  Recently my hubby and I ate dinner at a local Mexican restaurant in...

The Grieving Process and Addiction

Substance users, and those close to them, go thru a grieving process as the disease of addiction takes over. The stages of the grieving process include: denial and isolation, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance. Denial of how addiction is impacting your life...

Learning About Pono

Sandy Thompson has an extensive history of providing quality behavioral health services, leading with integrity and teaching with compassion. The first time I heard the word pono was when my husband and I were talking with a local on the small Hawaiian island of...