An academic look at how assumptions about the “truth” about addiction and its treatment can inadvertently disempower those we are trying to help.
A Call to Action: More on how education and public health measures can help eradicate addiction…with some thoughts about past successes with tobacco/nicotine addiction.
EMDR Therapy uses eye movements to directly affect the way the brain processes information and commits it to memory. How can EMDR be used to address substance use disorders? Learn more about EMDR and its application for addiction treatment here.
A brief look at the common “substitution” addictions that pop up in addiction recovery. Learn what they are and what you can do to prevent them.
How can you boost your happiness quotient? A brief look at how Positive Psychology can help you in your own recovery…with a section on 3 ways to practice it! Ideas that can grow with you.
A look at the clinical definitions of “substance abuse” and “addiction” with signs of each. Plus, a section on the myths and truths related to using drugs. A basic primer for curious readers here.
Understanding the Psychology Behind Social Media Addiction: How And When Should Parents Limit Online Time?May 25th, 2017
Is your teen engaging on social media in an addictive way? Professional support can identify and address the underlying causes. We review what YOU can do as a parent here. Your questions are welcomed at the end.
Are you a Correctional Officers looking for addiction help? One program targets your needs precisely. More about the First Responders Program here.
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.
How did we get here? Where will the opiate crisis likely lead? Here, we review what government can do to reduce and combat America’s opiate crisis. Actionable ideas from former DEA agent, Warren Rivera, here.