Grieving an Overdose Death: Who Am I Now? The Transformative Power of GriefOctober 7th, 2017 1
A call to clinicians to re-think how we work with individual family member’s struggles and needs during treatment. Why not drop preconceived expectations to see the person in front of us? Would that help us work with them more effectively? An exploration here.
A research backed synopsis of morphine's effects on the body, brain, organ systems, behavior, and fertility and pregnancy. Learn how morphine affects the organism of long-term, chronic users and what are the potential risks.
Why are we seeing an increase in additive disorders in the 50+ Baby Boomer generation? What can be done about it? A look into recent trends in addiction, and how they can be resolved. More here.
Neurofeedback can be used to reward the brain and nervous system the way drugs and alcohol do. How does it work for addiction treatment? Is it effective? Find out here.
With 1 in 17 Americans abusing alcohol in the U.S., more than 10% of U.S. children live with a parent with alcohol problems. What is the face of a typical alcohol drinker? Learn in this infographic.
Acute Ritalin detox usually lasts for 3-5 days. But most of the symptoms should resolve within 2-3 weeks after your last use. Get a better picture about Ritalin detox timeline and schedule, here.
What does smoking Spice feel like? You will definitely feel a ‘high’, but at the same time you risk experiencing dangerous and even life-threatening consequences. More about smoking Spice, here.
How can clinicians begin to look at addiction FROM A CLIENT’S PERSPECTIVE? A brief review of 4 strategies - Outcome Specification, Logical Levels, Positive Intent, and Meta Model Questions - that can help the counselor understand the problem from the client’s perspective and identify the most effective treatment approach. More here.
The National Survey on Drug Use and Health reports that about 584.000 people have sought treatment for a cocaine problem within the past year. Check out this infographic to learn who needs and seeks cocaine addiction treatment help in the U.S.
Looking for cocaine rehab treatment? Learn about the advantages and disadvantages of inpatient vs. outpatient treatment settings. Then, make the best choice for yourself. More on treatment options here.
The best way to come off Ativan is to consult your doctor about it FIRST. Stopping abruptly can be dangerous and can cause a number of unpleasant withdrawal effects. Read this article to find out how to safely stop using Ativan.