A look at the clinical definitions of “substance abuse” and “addiction” with signs of each. Plus, a section on the myths and truths related to using drugs. A basic primer for curious readers here.
Greed is keeping Americans sick. More on what the health insurance industry is doing in the face of the Opioid Epidemic … and possible solutions that can turn the tide.
Learning how to love oneself can be at the core of healing from a mental illness. Here, we review a book of poetry that aims to help you learn and practice techniques for self-love.
Two popular Neurolinguistic Programming strategies used in the treatment of addiction include Association and Dissociation. Each strategy is effective by itself. Yet, when used in conjunction with other strategies, these key modalities can create a more complex intervention.
Are you a Correctional Officers looking for addiction help? One program targets your needs precisely. More about the First Responders Program here.
Substance use is a substantial obstacle when drug users try to secure and maintain housing. Details about how housing can become an addiction treatment modality here. Ideas that can push our industry forward…!
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.