A review of best practices when considering drug testing your teen, with a basic explanation of how drug and alcohol testing works.
Half of those who seek treatment for addiction meet diagnostic criteria for PTSD. So, does the concurrent treatment of PTSD and/or past trauma positively affect the treatment of substance use disorders? How? We review here.
To help an addict or alcoholic, your role is not to decide on treatment for your loved one. Your role is to guide them towards deciding for themselves. More here on how to effectively intervene and get help for addiction…today!
Generally, outpatient treatment lasts from about three (3) months to a year. But each person is evaluated on a case-by-case basis. More guidelines on treatment timeline here.
What can and should you expect from an addiction recovery coach? We answer your FAQs with recovery coach, Laurie Fear, in this exclusive interview here!
An exploration into the basics of motivation and how Neurolinguistic Programming (NLP) can be applied in counseling settings to addiction treatment.
A list of our Top 5 card games for people in addiction recovery. Use these as addiction recovery tools. To play or to grow. Ideas here.
Dysfunctional addictive relationships: Are you hiding from intimacy in addiction recovery? (BOOK REVIEW)March 18th, 2016
Addicts are known for unhealthy relationships. In fact, some of us have never learned how to do “relationship” at all. Learn how you might be using dysfunctional cycles to hide from intimacy in this BOOK REVIEW. And break free!
Everything a parent should know about helping a teen begin the path to addiction recovery.
A new teen drama series called “Recovery Road” is attempting to dramatize the trend of addiction treatment. Will teens, families, school staff and addiction professionals love it? We review here.