When does short term sadness turn into long term depression? We review here and invite your questions about depression during addiction recovery at the end.
Empathy in substance abuse counseling is well documented. But how can you use empathy in the context of varying viewpoints? Licensed clinical social worker and drug/alcohol counselor Kenneth Pecoraro elucidates here.
Addiction promotes family dysfunction. So how can you break out of roles you’ve adapted to survive? Maggie Harmon speaks from experience here.
You can learn to understand AND cope with guilt and shame after addiction. 10 practical steps on the psychological healing process during recovery from LCSW, LCADC, and CCS Kenneth Pecoraro here.
Self-sabotage is a frequent barrier to those seeking addiction treatment and comes in many forms. So what’s the role of honest in addiction treatment? We explore here.
This can be YOUR YEAR. It can be the year that you finally surrender your addictions, worries, fears and regrets from the past. How to stop using drugs on your own here.
The purpose of a Change Analysis in substance abuse treatment is to try to open up an honest conversation about what is really going in the mind of those we are trying to help. More about what a Change Analysis involves, and major points of discussion here.
Need some help through the holidays? You’re not alone. Here we offer you 7 spiritual tips for staying sane (and sober) through the holidays. For people in recovery…and beyond!
How can you prepare for the Holidays? Learn how to break into new possiblities and create a new life for yourself with your family. More from author and recovery icon, Dr. Howard Samuels, here.
Learning to overcome addiction and related mental health issues is a huge challenge. Here, we review tools you may NEVER HAVE HEARD ABOUT. Then, we invite your questions and comments at the end.