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1807, 2019

Where to start? Rehab inpatient or outpatient substance abuse counseling?

By |July 18th, 2019|Categories: Addiction Recovery|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Where to start? Rehab inpatient or outpatient substance abuse counseling?

In today's clinical world, in the midst of an opiate crisis, medical and recreational use of marijuana, it appears that substance abuse treatment centers are popping up all over. We are seeing commercials on TV, [...]

1507, 2019

Medical Marijuana Treatment for Anxiety in PA

By |July 15th, 2019|Categories: Addiction Treatment|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Medical Marijuana Treatment for Anxiety in PA

Pennsylvania just became another state which added anxiety as a condition for medical marijuana. My somewhat anxious gut, based on 30 years of treating people with addiction and anxiety and seven years of smoking pot [...]

1606, 2019

Marijuana affects cognitive development in adolescents and may be a gateway drug for opioids.

By |June 16th, 2019|Categories: Addiction Recovery|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Marijuana affects cognitive development in adolescents and may be a gateway drug for opioids.

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/16/opinion/marijuana-brain-effects.html?action=click&module=Opinion&pgtype=Homepage https://nyti.ms/2IjZXMQ This article addresses recent research strongly suggesting that teenagers are extremely vulnerable to the cumulative effects of regular use of pot.  Pot impairs executive functioning, brain processing speed, memory, attention span and concentration. Furthermore, we [...]

2705, 2019

Seabrook addiction treatment local review

By |May 27th, 2019|Categories: Reviews|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Seabrook addiction treatment local review

  Seabrook is being reviewed here as part of a series of drug and alcohol treatment center reviews I am writing on the addiction treatment rehabs which I use to refer individuals when they are [...]

104, 2019

7 Simple Self-Care Activities to Build Your Mental Strength

By |April 1st, 2019|Categories: Mental Health|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on 7 Simple Self-Care Activities to Build Your Mental Strength

By: Brad Krause, SelfCaring.info You’ve probably seen articles all over the internet touting the importance of self-care. Studies have shown that self-care is associated with improved mental health control and adherence to routines that promote [...]

2503, 2019

Seasonal Relapse Disorder: Why Seasons Can Trigger a Relapse

By |March 25th, 2019|Categories: Mental Health|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Seasonal Relapse Disorder: Why Seasons Can Trigger a Relapse

Seasons affect more things than the weather - they also influence how we feel emotionally and physically which for individuals with alcohol or drug problems can often trigger a relapse. According to the National Institute [...]