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Treatment Options For Substance Using Juvenile Offenders

Prior to the past two decades the only treatment options available for the publicly supported juvenile population were long-term residential programs (e.g., therapeutic communities) and outpatient counseling. Those individuals and families...

Taking The First Step: The Transformation Begins Here And Now

Step 1: “We admitted we were powerless over alcohol – that our lives had become unmanageable.” This is where addiction took me… For many years my life was unconsciously unmanageable as I displayed...
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When Winning is Losing

When Winning is Losing:When a client comes into treatment, usually they aren’t seeking help strictly from an internal motivation of wanting to change every aspect of their life. More often than...
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No Willpower Needed: We Must Treat The Deeper Mind!

Where do our thoughts come from? Why do we feel the way we do? Why did we make that “choice”? Why did I have that dream? The answers are to be...
The Silent Assault on Americans with Addiction

The Silent Assault on Americans with Addiction

Archeologists have long suspected that addiction and substance abuse has been around longer than once thought. Scientists have found South American tribes’ paraphernalia used to prepare hallucinogenic drugs for sniffing, dating...
Relapse Prevention Therapy

Relapse Prevention Therapy: An Overview

Relapse usually does not occur suddenly, nor does it start with the first use of an addictive substance or behavior. Many times, relapse-prone individuals experience progressive warning signs that eventually make...
Aftercare A Must In Addiction Recovery

Aftercare A Must In Addiction Recovery

It is tempting for those who have made it through an addiction treatment program to conclude that their problems are over. Getting help for an addiction is a great achievement, but...
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Stay Close: A Mother’s Story Of Her Son’s Addiction

This is my story, our story: my son is a heroin addict. He wasn’t born this way, or maybe he was and the addiction was there, hiding, all through his childhood...
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Death Of A Family

Death Of A Family:An older woman with red rimmed empty eyes sat by the bed of the 40-year-old patient in 14B. I knew those eyes. I have had those eyes, those...
Levels Of Transformation

The Four Levels Of Transformation

Few of us recognize or appreciate the true power of the human mind; it’s unusual for humans to be fully aware of its effect on our daily lives. However, the laws...

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