A fresh look into the responsibility that society plays in how people use drugs and, more importantly, how people find recovery. Ideas that get us to pause and think…more from addiction treatment clinician, Scott Novotny, here.
An off-script Q&A about the biological reasons for drug use…and its treatment! An interview with Dr. Jim Tenney, Ph.D, the Clinical Director of Desert Hope, a premier addiction treatment center located in Las Vegas, NV.
Should you choose inpatient or outpatient treatment when dealing with amphetamine addiction? We review DO’s and DONT’s of inpatient and outpatient amphetamine rehabilitation to help you choose what is right for you.
How can you know good addiction treatment from the bad? More here on the basics of heroin addiction treatment: assessment, help through detox, medical supervision, effective aftercare AND the individualized human element behind care.
A discussion of ways in which a therapist or counselor can support a client who wishes to remain drug-free after completing a treatment program. More from Neurolinguistic Programming expert, Dr. Janice Walton, here.
How can you spot signs of addiction around the Holidays? And how do you act around someone in addiction recovery during the Season? Tips and information from Dr. Harold Urschel, MD here.
Expressive writing has been used over the past 30 years to improve physical and mental health. How can writing be applied to addiction treatment? A review of a book that can teach you how to use expressive writing to overcome addiction here.
The face of addiction problems and treatment is changing on a global level. What can Europe’s private addiction treatment centers offer? Find the answers in this interview with Alpine Horizon, a luxury rehab center in Switzerland.
In How I Became My Father…A Drunk, Bill Brochert tells his transgenerational family story of alcoholism. More on why this book is a page-turner (and we recommend it for your recovery library) like few others. Our thoughts here.
A call to treat people where they are at. Are you ready to look at addiction from another angle? How Step 1 can influence the way that we view the disease model of addiction. Plus, more thoughts here.