Working experientially can help bring unspoken, difficult-to-formulate or hidden experiences to light in addiction recovery. More here on Experiential Therapy for addiction. What is it? How does it work?
In terms of addiction, Existential Grief can continually derail recovery and unexpectedly trigger relapse - unless you get a handle on it. More on why regaining a connection with a sense of place and having belief in a higher power is so important to recovery. More here!
Technology use and overuse is on the rise. What are some of the main signs of problems with screens, devices, software, games, and the internet? Expert Dr. Lisa Strohman, J.D., Ph.D. reveals symptoms of technology overuse in kids and what we as parents can do about it.
Five (5) considerations for times when you want to treat pain. An expert article from Dr. Lowenstein, MD.
January is National Mentor Month! How can you help Mentor someone in addiction recovery(apart from the 12 Steps)? An interesting look into how addiction treatment alumni can "pay it forward" through Mentorship. More here!
Many regular Molly users require addiction treatment to counteract the numerous physical and psychological effects of the drug. In this infographic, explore the details about who seeks/needs ecstasy (MDMA, Molly) addiction treatment in the U.S.
How is cocaine smoked? What are the effects? Smoking cocaine causes an intense high that lasts shortly and makes users constantly crave for more. Read here to learn more.
Internet Addiction (IA) Disorder Studies: What do we know? Where are we in our understanding of IA?January 28th, 2017
Are you addicted to the internet? Can you bear to live without being online? In this interview, we take a look at ongoing studies and diagnostic criteria (and their problems)...as well as what the data can tell us.
Methadone is considered an extremely addictive drug. Learn more about the physically addictive potential of methadone, here.
How many people in the U.S. use heroin and what are their demographics? Check out this infographic to learn more about the face of heroin addiction as well as the risks and dangers that parallel increase in heroin use trends.
When dealing with addiction, it doesn’t help to think about what you did wrong as a parent. Instead, read here about proactive ways you can help your teen in addiction recovery.