Are you a therapist looking for a practical workbook to help you when working with groups of women? Check out this manual of evidence-based strategies for treating women with substance use disorders. More on why we like it here.
In this article, Dr. Walton will discuss strategies that minimize risk of relapse during the treatment process. More tips for practitioners here.
The stigma on sharing needles or using naloxone can cause unnecessary overdoses. More on what Harm Reduction is and why it’s so important here.
Sleeping problems can feed addiction… or be caused by substance abuse. More here on the connection between sleep and addiction. Plus, tips for parents on educating yourself and your teen on best sleep practices.
Emotional abuse is a pattern of behavior that involves words, actions, or inactions that eat away a person’s sense of self. Your childhood emotional abuse and trauma affect your adult relationships. Learn just how abuse manifests here.
A look into the dangers of stress, what it is, and how YOU can cope with chronic, harmful stress in addiction recovery. More on dissolving stress here.
Is addiction the real problem? Or are we dealing with a bigger issue? An exploration of the “chicken” and the “egg” syndrome that is substance abuse disorder. More here.
Do you have a family member or a loved one who denies their addiction problem? Does it make you feel hopeless or hurt? Check out our book review of “Learn to Thrive” and learn how to deal with these issues today.
In this article, Dr. Janice Walton introduces three NLP strategies which can be effective when counseling a severely addicted client.
Looking for an effective and quick intervention for stress? Here, Editor Lee Weber talks about her personal experience working with Dr. Bob Wright and his stress management methods. More on what they are and how they can work for you here.