Guest blogger Dr. Jonathan Cowan, Ph.D. discusses the potential of neurofeedback in the treatment of addictions. Can new protocols really help treat dopamine deficiency in the brain? More here.
The LGBT community faces some unique barriers to getting treatment for drug and alcohol addiction. If these barriers are not recognized and addressed, professional care CANNOT adequately address Substance Use Disorder in LGBT people. What are the barriers? A review here.
Addicted to Ambien? Medical treatments can help. Here, we review what to expect during inpatient and outpatient Ambien rehabilitation to help you decide which to choose. Learn more, here.
Is There Ever Too Much Exercise? An Intro to The Adonis Complex & Orthorexia Nervosa.
A look at Harm Reduction and the possibilities that this philosophy opens up in addiction treatment.
Why are we seeing an increase in additive disorders in the 50+ Baby Boomer generation? What can be done about it? A look into recent trends in addiction, and how they can be resolved. More here.
Neurofeedback can be used to reward the brain and nervous system the way drugs and alcohol do. How does it work for addiction treatment? Is it effective? Find out here.
How can clinicians begin to look at addiction FROM A CLIENT’S PERSPECTIVE? A brief review of 4 strategies – Outcome Specification, Logical Levels, Positive Intent, and Meta Model Questions – that can help the counselor understand the problem from the client’s perspective and identify the most effective treatment approach. More here.
When addiction treatment programs end, there is a long period of adaptation that can be stressful to navigate, especially for women. Here, we interview a woman committed to meeting the need for women’s sober homes…more here!
Looking for cocaine rehab treatment? Learn about the advantages and disadvantages of inpatient vs. outpatient treatment settings. Then, make the best choice for yourself. More on treatment options here.