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1606, 2019

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

By |June 16th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|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, Uncategorized|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 [...]

303, 2019

The 5 S’s of Addiction Recovery Part 5: Substitution

By |March 3rd, 2019|Categories: Addiction Recovery|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on The 5 S’s of Addiction Recovery Part 5: Substitution

This blog addresses the fifth  factor "substitution," which is integral to anyone's addiction recovery. Whether your goal is abstinence or moderation and harm reduction, these five factors (structure, supervision, spirituality, social support and substitution) are [...]

303, 2019

5 S’s of Addiction Recovery Part 4: Social Support

By |March 3rd, 2019|Categories: Addiction Recovery|Tags: , , |Comments Off on 5 S’s of Addiction Recovery Part 4: Social Support

This blog addresses the fourth factor "social support," which is integral to anyone's addiction recovery. Whether your goal is abstinence or moderation and harm reduction, these five factors (structure, supervision, spirituality, social support and substitution) [...]