Here, a former addict discusses the pros and cons of drug rehabilitation centers. We’ll outline possible benefits and potential consequences of spending your first 30 days clean away from home. This article also provides suggested alternatives to drug rehabs for those who believe a program of their own creation would produce better results.
Emotional abuse can leave deep and long-lasting scars in person’s life. But can we see them? Do we really understand the meaning of emotional abuse? Dr. Gregory Jantz’s new book can help you answer these questions… and better cope with emotional abuse. More on why you should check it out here.
Each day, almost 7,000 people are treated in emergency departments for using prescription drugs in manner other than as directed. 44 of them will die. Here, we review the film that helps bring us deeper into this very important issue. Read more here.
Are you struggling with your teen’s drug or alcohol abuse? This article is for you. Read our expert Q&A and pick up some tools on how to help a teen being treated for addiction. More here.
Do you find yourself caught in miscommunication with others? You will find these practical tips for improving your listening skills to nurture and grow love in recovery very useful. A book review and more on communication in addiction recovery here.
When do you need medical supervision during drug or alcohol withdrawal? An exclusive Q&A with medical detox providers here.
Working with teens who suffer from PTSD and have developed substance abuse problems can be truly challenging. A review on why/how this practical workbook is essential for treating these two conditions. More here.
How to get the most out of any psychology program? This book will make you reconsider your whole aproach to studying psychology. Check about why the 4th edition of “The Student’s Guide To Studying Psychology” is crucial for any student of the mind here.
Optimizing your brain in addiction recovery: Lifestyle affects everything! – An interview with Dr. Ralph E. Carson, LD, RD, Ph.D.October 24th, 2015
Drug addiction erodes a person’s self-control and ability to make sound decisions, while sending intense impulses to take drugs. But how can dependency affect the brain? What’s more, how do you heal the brain after addiction? More here in this interview with Dr. Ralph Carson.
Codependency describes someone who becomes the “caretaker” of an addicted or troubled person. But, is codependency treatable? What are the signs of codependency? Find out all you need to know in this interview with expert Marriage and Family Psychotherapist, Darlene Lancer. More here.