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What Can Happen When You Try to Ingest Random Plants to Get High?

What Can Happen When You Try to Ingest Random Plants to Get High?

November 16th, 2018

Taking random plants to get high can lead to hallucinations, psychosis, or organ failure. This article reviews the Top 10 common, legal plants that people try … and their risks

3 Substances You Should Never Detox from Alone

3 Substances You Should Never Detox from Alone

November 13th, 2018

You should never detox from alcohol, benzos, or opioids on your own. This article from expert drug and alcohol counselor, Amy Sedgwick, explains why.

Alcohol and the Liver

Alcohol and the Liver

November 3rd, 2018

Alcohol can cause damage to the liver. Lifestyle change can reverse possible damage…and can help improve outcomes. A brief review of how drinking is related to cancner, cirrhosis, and liver disease here.

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.

Crystal Meth Addiction Treatment

Crystal Meth Addiction Treatment

July 19th, 2018

A detailed review of crystal methamphetamine addiction, what causes it, and ways to address it. More here.

How Can I Explain Going To Rehab To My Boss?

How Can I Explain Going To Rehab To My Boss?

June 21st, 2018

A how to guide for discussing substance use disorders and going to rehab with your boss. Signs of a problem…plus tips on how to have The Big Talk. More here.

How Can I Explain Drug Addiction To My Employer?

How Can I Explain Drug Addiction To My Employer?

May 8th, 2018

It is not an easy task to discuss a sensitive subject such as addiction with your boss. How do you start the conversation? Read here how you can safely present the news about your drug addiction problem to your employer.

2 Game Over: WHO Shines Light on Gaming Addiction

Game Over: WHO Shines Light on Gaming Addiction

May 4th, 2018

Do you have a video game problem? Here, we look at how gaming disorder is diagnosed as per the new guidelines published by the World Health Organization. More on how to identify gaming addiction in this guest blog article from clinical therapist, Obi Unaka.

Is Addiction a Disease? Understanding the Genetics of Addiction

Is Addiction a Disease? Understanding the Genetics of Addiction

January 15th, 2018

A brief but comprehensive look at what we know about genetic predisposition for addiction. Plus, four (4) ways anyone can avoid drug or alcohol problems – even if it’s in your genes!

Telehealth in Addiction Treatment

Telehealth in Addiction Treatment

January 2nd, 2018

A look at the applications, requirements, and best practices of telehealth in the treatment of chemical addictions.

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