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Treatment & Recovery What Types of Addiction Treatment are Available?

2021-11-02T11:51:54+00:00

For most people, “treatment” conjures images of detox or a residential rehab facility. In reality, detox (detoxification) is not treatment — it only addresses the physical symptoms of withdrawal — and a residential program is

Treatment & Recovery What Types of Addiction Treatment are Available?2021-11-02T11:51:54+00:00

When Addiction is in Your Family Tree

2021-11-02T11:43:38+00:00

When you think about your family tree and look at your child, what do you notice? You may see that you’ve passed along eye and hair color or the way they smile. But what you

When Addiction is in Your Family Tree2021-11-02T11:43:38+00:00

IS RELAPSE A PART OF RECOVERY?

2021-10-01T20:58:04+00:00

I would like to share some of the most common questions I receive about relapse. I will answer them from an overview perspective and in a general sense. Relapse is a big topic, with many

IS RELAPSE A PART OF RECOVERY?2021-10-01T20:58:04+00:00

Overdose Deaths Linked to Synthetic Benzodiazepines on the Rise

2021-09-13T12:30:05+00:00

Overdose deaths linked to synthetic benzodiazepines rose more than sixfold between 2019 and 2020, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Underground labs are making new synthetic versions of prescription

Overdose Deaths Linked to Synthetic Benzodiazepines on the Rise2021-09-13T12:30:05+00:00

Brain Development, Teen Behavior and Preventing Drug Use

2021-08-11T20:17:35+00:00

As the parent of a teen, have you found yourself looking at your child, wondering “Why would you do that?” From mood swings to risk-taking, “normal” teenage behavior can be confusing and exasperating. Research reveals

Brain Development, Teen Behavior and Preventing Drug Use2021-08-11T20:17:35+00:00

How to Identify Substance Use Disorder & Addiction

2021-08-11T20:13:14+00:00

As a parent or family member, you may wonder when substance use gets to a point where it is a medical disorder. Is it the amount or how frequently alcohol and other substances are consumed?

How to Identify Substance Use Disorder & Addiction2021-08-11T20:13:14+00:00