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The Importance of Considering Culture (and Questioning ‘Truth’) in Addiction Treatment

The Importance of Considering Culture (and Questioning ‘Truth’) in Addiction Treatment

September 18th, 2017

An academic look at how assumptions about the “truth” about addiction and its treatment can inadvertently disempower those we are trying to help.

Recovery Vs. Stigma: Can the Surgeon General’s Report on Addiction Create Lasting Change?

Recovery Vs. Stigma: Can the Surgeon General’s Report on Addiction Create Lasting Change?

July 18th, 2017

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 in the Treatment of Addiction

EMDR Therapy in the Treatment of Addiction

July 12th, 2017

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.

5 Substitute Addictions & How To Steer Clear Of Them

5 Substitute Addictions & How To Steer Clear Of Them

July 10th, 2017

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.

1 Positive Psychology in Addiction Recovery: How You Can Foster Happiness

Positive Psychology in Addiction Recovery: How You Can Foster Happiness

June 18th, 2017

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.

Abuse Vs. Addiction: What’s the Difference?

Abuse Vs. Addiction: What’s the Difference?

June 6th, 2017

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?

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.

Correctional Officers at Risk: The link between Stress, Trauma and Addiction

Correctional Officers at Risk: The link between Stress, Trauma and Addiction

May 23rd, 2017

Are you a Correctional Officers looking for addiction help? One program targets your needs precisely. More about the First Responders Program here.

Post-Retirement Addiction and Its Treatment

Post-Retirement Addiction and Its Treatment

April 6th, 2017

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.

The Future of America’s Opiate Crisis: 8 Ways to Address the Problem

The Future of America’s Opiate Crisis: 8 Ways to Address the Problem

March 16th, 2017

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.

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