Author: Fiona Kennedy

Author Fiona Kennedy
Fiona Kennedy earned her Masters of Arts degree from the University of Edinburgh followed by completing the CELTA Cambridge teaching course in English. Since graduation, she has worked as a teacher and writer and personal coach. Coming from a family deeply involved in the rehabilitation and support of those suffering from addiction, she is passionate about helping people to understand and take control of their dependences. Fiona’s other passions include travelling and taking part in community projects. LinkedIn

Articles from Fiona Kennedy

Drinking and Driving: Serious and Risky

It’s really easy to slip up. A fun night out after work and going to a bar to relax with co-workers. You have a couple and feel fine. It’s when you get into your car to go home that the...

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Married To A Drug Addict: How To Help Them And Yourself

Addiction in the Family When asked, many spouses are completely surprised when told their partner is addicted to drugs or alcohol. Many don’t want to see it and ignore it. Others miss the warning signs until it’s too late, and...

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Catch it early “Best Possible Start”

For many people, having your first drink is almost a rite of passage. It is a sign you are growing up and no longer a kid, where you can drink like the adults. However, it is becoming more and more...

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Alcohol, Drugs & Student Life

A College Student’s Guide to Drug Abuse With exams to pass and bills to pay, student life can be a very stressful life indeed. You may find yourself (or know a friend who is) relying more and more on alcohol or...

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Skills for Coping as a Family with Early Stages of Addiction

The definition of the modern twenty-first-century family is not as easy to outline in terms of the traditional ‘nuclear family’. Nevertheless, the family is as important today as it always has been. With addiction recovery, the family has an extremely...

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What is Ecstasy?

What does it do? The drug Ecstasy is technically the same as MDMA but is given the name Ecstasy when in pill form or capsules. The pill ecstasy can be white, yellow, pink, brown and speckled and usually comes embossed...

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