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.
Private addiction treatment clinics are providing service(s) to meet the treatment gap between detox and long-term sobriety when the overcrowded public sector cannot keep up. Should you opt for a luxury destination treatment for addiction? More in this interview.
Why does neurofeedback treatment have such high success rates in addiction treatment? A review of this high-tech, cutting edge therapy for addiction here.
A personal story of an alcoholic who relapsed many times, but now manages to walk in sober shoes. Check out this book review for renewed hope in addiction recovery.
Are you or a loved one in denial? It’s time to break the chain! This is a book that will help you balance the use of denial in your life.
What does it mean to “be an addict” and work in the field of addiction treatment? Essential reading for anyone who uses critical thinking to examine addiction. More progressive thoughts on addiction here.