Alcohol Rehab Aiea HI

Alcohol is a hundred times worse than the effects cigarettes have on us and our society. Alcohol can kill people in drunk driving accidents. Alcohol can lock up the sole provider of a family, leaving the government to help feed the ones left behind. Alcohol tears children away from their parents. Alcohol ties up our court systems. Alcohol kills the lungs and kidneys inside a person who abuses it, thereby filling up our hospitals.

YMCA of Honolulu
(808) 848-2494
99-600 Kulawea Street
Aiea, HI

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YMCA Outreach Services
(808) 848-2494
98-1276 Ulune Street
Aiea, HI

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New Horizons Counseling Program
(808) 484-1000
98-211 Poli Momi Street
Aiea, HI

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Alcoholic Rehab Services of Hawaii Inc
(808) 421-4200x286
4361 Salt Lake Boulevard
Honolulu, HI

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Naval Health Clinic
(808) 471-8956
480 Central Avenue
Pearl Harbor, HI

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Leighnor, Harvey
(808) 779-5667
98-211 Pali Momi St Suite 635
Aiea, HI

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Maiava Alaimalo, Mavis
(808) 486-4900
98-084 Kamehameha Hwy. Ste #301B
Aiea, HI

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John Martin, Terry
(808) 271-5112
98-211 Pali Momi Street Suite 635
Aiea, HI

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Hina Mauka/Teen Care
(808) 453-6035
2100 Hookiekie Street
Pearl City, HI

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Kokua Kalihi Valley Comp Family Servs
(808) 791-9400
2239 North School Street
Honolulu, HI

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Alcohol Killed My Marriage

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Alcohol Killed My Marriage

Cindy Salazar

Friday, September 14, 2007 Seven years ago, I married my best friend. We watched each other grow up from childhood, and we loved each other for nearly 2/3's of our lives. He was kind, generous, loving, loyal, funny, charismatic, and romantic-everything a girl could wish for. Our wedding was a happy day, the best day that I can remember. But, that was then. And, this is now.

In the last four years, I have only seen small glimpses of the man I fell in love with so long ago. In that time, he became an alcoholic, and received one DWI after another after another. During this time, he betrayed my marriage, and somehow he was able to use his charm and self-pity to make me take him back. Then, he would get me pregnant, and start the whole, alcoholic, viscous cycle over again, and again, and again.

Where does that leave me? Impoverished and alone with four kids, 5 and under, to raise on my own?

Alcohol killed my marriage, as I'm sure it has killed many marriages before mine.

When the "Truth" campaigns started on TV about cigarettes and the truth about their affects on our bodies and environment, I thought it was enlightening, to the say the least. Probably, thanks to those advertisements, people have become more aware of the "Truth." Maybe, that's why my city of Austin is smoke-free in most public places, even bars and dance clubs.

Alcohol is a hundred times worse than the effects cigarettes have on us and our society. Alcohol can kill people in drunk driving accidents. Alcohol can lock up the sole provider of a family, leaving the government to help feed the ones left behind. Alcohol tears children away from their parents. Alcohol ties up our court systems. Alcohol kills the lungs and kidneys inside a person who abuses it, thereby filling up our hospitals. Alcohol causes people to lose control of themselves, leading to crime, violence, abuse, and much much more. Why can't our society do something ab...

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