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.
People diagnosed with Dependent Personality Disorder tend to process behaviors, emotions, and thoughts in a way that puts them at a higher risk of developing addictions. How can Dependent Personality Disorder be recognized and treated? Learn here.
How can addiction counselors use Adlerian psychotherapy to get to the core of the root causes that lead substance use disorders in the first place? Dyanne Pienkowski MA, MFT and David Harley LCSW explain more about the Adlerian psychotherapy model here.
Dealing with an addiction problem and looking for help? Check out this book review and learn more about the practice of praying and the way it can help you regain hope and love during your addiction recovery.
What are the physical, emotional and social challenges in the treatment of opioid dependence? Clare Waismann explains major issues in treating the growing population in this article. Plus, she addresses what factor effective treatments for opioid dependence need to address. More insight here.