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Addiction and Child Custody Laws in California

Addiction and Child Custody Laws in California

November 30th, 2018

Child custody worries everyone, especially when you’re dealing with addiction. What role does drug or alcohol use play in child custody cases? What relevant laws guide custody decisions in the State of California? We review here.

First Responder addiction treatment: How can we help our heroes

First Responder addiction treatment: How can we help our heroes

October 17th, 2016

First Responders require confidential support for addiction. But what’s getting in the way of successful treatment? And how can we fill the gap? We explore with expert Scott H. Silverman here.

Is a woman's addiction so different? Treating women with substance use disorders (BOOK REVIEW)

Is a woman’s addiction so different? Treating women with substance use disorders (BOOK REVIEW)

August 24th, 2016

Are you a therapist looking for a practical workbook to help you when working with groups of women? Check out this manual of evidence-based strategies for treating women with substance use disorders. More on why we like it here.

What is the Minnesota Alternative? - INTERVIEW with Minnesota Alternatives, LLC

What is the Minnesota Alternative? – INTERVIEW with Minnesota Alternatives, LLC

October 12th, 2015

Can the Minnesota 12 Step Model be improved upon? A Q&A with someone who’s trying just that. More here.

Does mindfulness meditation increase the effectiveness of substance abuse treatment for teens? (BOOK REVIEW)

Does mindfulness meditation increase the effectiveness of substance abuse treatment for teens? (BOOK REVIEW)

September 25th, 2015

Yes. A mindfulness practice can be effective in the treatment of substance abuse. More here, with a book recommendation that can help you implement a fully scalable program into your clinical practice TODAY.

Help for addiction in NE Iowa: INTERVIEW with Pathways Behavioral Services

Help for addiction in NE Iowa: INTERVIEW with Pathways Behavioral Services

August 27th, 2015

Do you live in NE Iowa and need help with addiction treatment? Help is available NOW! We answer your questions about addiction help in this Q&A session with expert Marcia Wulfekuhle of Pathways Behavioral Services Inc.

What is day treatment for substance abuse? INTERVIEW with Fountain Recovery

What is day treatment for substance abuse? INTERVIEW with Fountain Recovery

May 28th, 2015

Q&A with industry experts from Fountain Recovery, a day treatment facility in Livermore, CA. More about day treatment and best practices for substance abuse here.

Is addiction a choice? Contingency Management as treatment option

Is addiction a choice? Contingency Management as treatment option

April 17th, 2015

An opinion piece weighing in on the debate of substance abuse as choice, and the role of Contingency Management in the treatment of addiction.