Did you know that drug and alcohol addiction treatment can incorporate medications and genetic testing? Learn how one leading facility uses these tools as integral components of a successful treatment program. More here.
A book review of the second edition of “Neuroscience For The Mental Health Clinician” by author Steven R. Pliszka. Explore why we recommend this book in the personal library of every mental health professional…more here!
A review of what happens during narcotic rehab. We look at typical program processes to let you know what you can expect!
A look at the clinical importance of Drug, Set, and Setting and, more importantly, how it can be applied to reduce harm in substance use.
Are you ready to kick a cocaine habit? Are you frustrated and heartbroken about your loved one’s addiction? Find out more about rehab for cocaine addiction, and start moving toward a healthier life today.
An academic look at how assumptions about the “truth” about addiction and its treatment can inadvertently disempower those we are trying to help.
An insider look at what steroid rehab treatment consists of. More here.
Drug detox is the first step in quitting drugs for good. But detox alone doesn’t help you stay off drugs. More here on the real role of detox and how changing patterns requires MUCH MORE than ending drug dependence.
America continues to struggle with the opiate crisis and is searching for ways to resolve it. Can a database with patient overdose information be a possible way forward? We examine here.
In this article, I discuss ways a counselor can use NLP strategies to help manage feelings of guilt, grief, and regret rising from past addiction issues. I briefly review the Stages of Change and NLP Models and then apply NLP strategies with a hypothetical client.