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7 TIPS FOR A FULL RECOVERY

7 TIPS FOR A FULL RECOVERY

The current opioid crisis has produced shocking headlines, conflicting data, and far too much tumult and hyperbole by those who don’t understand the genetic and epigenetic influences that drive drug initiation,...
COMPREHENSIVE AFTERCARE

COMPREHENSIVE AFTERCARE IS ESSENTIAL TO RECOVERY

Anyone who has been through addiction treatment will tell you that one of the scariest moments is the second they stepped out the front door of the facility and walk alone...
Talking to Kids About Suicide

Don’t be Afraid to Say The ‘S’ Word-Talking to Kids About Suicide

Through my work as Clinical Director of the Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide, I frequently get asked by parents,” How do I talk to my child about suicide? What...
MCO's and Medications

MCO’s and Medications: Contextual Factors That Influence Psychiatric Comorbidity Assessment

Co-occurring psychiatric disorders pose additional challenges for persons recovering from substance use disorders (SUDs). Psychiatric comorbidity (commonly referred to as “dual diagnosis”) involves having a psychiatric disorder in addition to a...
Seniors Addiction

Seniors Addiction: “How Do We Know If Our Parents Have A Problem?”

We worry about our children, we commit our lives to helping our kids recover and reclaim their lives. I’ve written many articles about the pain and struggles surrounding a child with...
What Is NAD

What Is NAD (Nicotinamide Adenine Dinucleotide)?

Nicotinamide Adenine Dinucleotide (NAD+) is a coenzyme that also acts as a neurotransmitter at times. It is in charge of fueling the oxidation of cells in our bodies and is an...
Addiction and Death

A Mother’s Tale: The Heartbreak of Addiction and Death

Before July 13, 2011 I was the mother of an addict. After that date, I became a bereaved parent grieving the loss of my 24 year old son Jon. My husband...
The Marchman Act

Florida Makes The Marchman Act Easier To Use Assuring Families of Confidentiality

Florida’s Marchman Act found in Florida Statutes Chapter 397, “Hal S. Marchman Alcohol and Other Drug Services Act”, allows families, friends or those with knowledge of an individual with substance use...
HYBRID AFTERCARE RECOVERY CENTERS

HYBRID AFTERCARE RECOVERY CENTERS MAKING AN IMPACT

Stephen Loyd, like most of his college contemporaries, was struggling to keep up with his rigorous course work. He found it to be stressful beyond words. It was just by chance...
ADDICTION DILEMMA

DECODING THE ADDICTION DILEMMA

A Familiar Tale Recently I had the pleasure of engaging in a counseling session with a young woman who was in considerable distress over her binge eating. An excerpt from her email...

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