Thursday July 31st 2014

Treatment

Hiding an addiction: 3 questions to ask yourself

July 25th, 2014

Are you or a loved one hiding an addiction? How do you know if there’s even a problem with drugs or alcohol? A quick away to assess drug or alcohol problems in your family here.

Families of addicts: Seeing addiction from the other side

July 23rd, 2014

Like addicts, families of addicts can face their own set of symptoms due to the cycle of the disease. But there is hope! Learn where to find help for families of addicts here.

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Empathy and substance abuse counseling

June 26th, 2014

Empathy in substance abuse counseling is well documented. But how can you use empathy in the context of varying viewpoints? Licensed clinical social worker and drug/alcohol counselor Kenneth Pecoraro elucidates here.

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Free adult Christian drug rehab treatment centers

February 13th, 2011

Qualities of drug treatment centers relevant for Christians should include 12 step teachings. But which secular mental health treatments can complement Christian teachings in free adult christian drug rehab treatment centers? We explore here.

7 advantages of video conferencing with an addiction counselor

February 9th, 2011

Video conferencing with an addiction counselor can be less expensive, more comfortable and more flexible than traditional face-to-face therapy. Consider these and other advantages to working with an addiction counselor from the comfort of your own home.

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Homeless substance abuse – can street addicts be treated?

January 8th, 2011

Learn how a D.C. based addiction treatment program has helped the homeless for more than 25 years. We review the best practices in homeless substance abuse treatment. More on substance abuse and the homeless here.

Family dynamics of addiction

December 18th, 2010

Addiction does not arise in isolation. But how can you apply family focused treatment to addiction? Learn how therapists use family dynamics and GENOGRAM diagrams to help addicts break the addiction cycle.

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7 weekend relapse prevention tips

December 16th, 2010

Looking for ways to stay clean and sober on the weekend? We review the most essential weekend relapse prevention tips here.

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New drug addiction treatment ideas: iPhone apps

November 25th, 2010

New drug addiction treatment tools are being developed at a quick pace. But can technology help addicts stay clean? We review a new drug addiction treatment idea here…using your iPhone to help your recovery.

Principles of drug addiction treatment

November 24th, 2010

Today’s drug addiction treatment can be summarized in two main principles: stabilization and education. We talk to Dr. David Sack, a psychiatrist and the CEO of Promises Treatment in Malibu, CA who offers us a look at the role of addiction treatment centers and the two main principles of drug addiction treatment.

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