Are We Diseased? The Inconsistencies and Implications of the Disease Model of AddictionFebruary 21st, 2017
A discussion of ways in which a therapist or counselor can support a client who wishes to remain drug-free after completing a treatment program. More from Neurolinguistic Programming expert, Dr. Janice Walton, here.
The Holidays can be a challenging time when in addiction recovery. Find 19 useful ideas to help you maintain your sobriety during the season...and the year to come!
Drug detox is big business. And most detox clinics ARE NOT up-to-date on the necessary protocols for getting off benzodiazepines. So, what can you do to avoid pain, injury, and potential danger? A list of 5 suggestions here…from someone who’s been there!
The best way to help an Ativan addict is to show support and compassion along the addiction treatment process. Here, we review how to identify and encourage treatment of Ativan addiction.
Have you been using benzodiazepines for more than two weeks as recommended? Individuals who've been on benzos for months or years, will probably require an inpatient treatment. How many people in the U.S. need benzo addiction treatment? Find the answers in this infographic.
Have a problem with crystal meth addiction? We review the distinction between inpatient and outpatient crystal meth rehabilitation. Review the services they provide to decide which one is better for you.
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.
If you are concerned about a loved one's drinking problem, how do you bring it up? Here are a few ideas to help you open up the drinking conversation and ways to prepare for the talk.
Evidence suggests that exercise is an essential treatment option that aids in addiction recovery. Your workout can releases endorphins in the body, curbs the negative withdrawal effects, and make you feel better. More, here.
How is doctors’ reluctance to prescribe painkillers leading to more synthetic drug use? What opioids are being created in the labs and how are people using them? We explain here.
Oxycodone is an extremely habit forming painkiller. Learn how you can recognize oxycodone addiction and what you can do to avoid it, here.