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Addiction, Autism, and Sensory Integration

Addiction, Autism, and Sensory Integration

September 11th, 2018

A look at some recent research into the connection between autism and addiction. Plus, a look into sensory-based treatments that might just help our clients in suprising and wonderful ways.

1 Psychoactive Substances and the Creative Process | Does Addiction Aid Creativity?

Psychoactive Substances and the Creative Process | Does Addiction Aid Creativity?

May 19th, 2018

Psychoactive substances have long been connected to the creative process. But how does addiction affect creativity? And what’s the relationship between mental illness and creative work? A look at the darker side of the coin here.

1 Writers and Their Drugs of Choice

Writers and Their Drugs of Choice

April 15th, 2018

Does credit belong to the drugs or the writers? A look at how some of the best English language writers have struggled with addiction and often lost.

Recovering From Drug or Alcohol Addiction? 4 Business Steps to Innovate Your Recovery

Recovering From Drug or Alcohol Addiction? 4 Business Steps to Innovate Your Recovery

September 27th, 2017

If you’re recovering from addiction, you might need to overhaul EVERYTHING. Here are four (4) practices usually applied to business innovation that can help!

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.

The Cost of Addiction to U.K. Society

The Cost of Addiction to U.K. Society

August 18th, 2017

A look at the cycle of addiction, poverty, and costs that they incur to the United Kingdom. Plus, sobering facts and commentary.

6 Mindfulness in addiction recovery and treatment

Mindfulness in addiction recovery and treatment

March 3rd, 2017

By Jessica Kantor The Power of Unplugging Imagine a day without distractions. Or rather, imagine a day where distractions empowered you instead of throwing you off course. Imagine a day where you get to experience breathing in a new way. A day where every taste, touch, sound can be not only a reminder of yourself […]

2 Unmanageability: A.A.’s Greatest Contribution to Addiction Treatment

Unmanageability: A.A.’s Greatest Contribution to Addiction Treatment

December 2nd, 2016

A call to treat people where they are at. Are you ready to look at addiction from another angle? How Step 1 can influence the way that we view the disease model of addiction. Plus, more thoughts here.

1 Veteran drug addiction help: Speak up and reach out

Veteran drug addiction help: Speak up and reach out

November 11th, 2016

Silence is deadly. If you or a veteran you know is struggling with drugs or alcohol, reach out for help!

Consequences of selling drugs illegally in the U.S.

Consequences of selling drugs illegally in the U.S.

November 5th, 2016

An opinion piece on the dangers of plea bargains and early release of drug traffickers from retired DEA Special Agent and drug diversion expert, Warren Rivera.

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