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

By |2019-08-08T11:33:11-04:00July 18th, 2019|Categories: Addiction Recovery|Tags: , , , , |

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, on the radio, many promising to be "unique, and individualized" which are words that obviously are attractive to those seeking this [...]

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Medical Marijuana Treatment for Anxiety in PA

By |2019-08-08T11:32:40-04:00July 15th, 2019|Categories: Addiction Treatment|Tags: , , |

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 every day, tells me this opens a door for a lot of abuse. I have not looked at the research literature [...]

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

By |2019-07-15T17:50:53-04:00June 16th, 2019|Categories: Addiction Recovery|Tags: , , |

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 used to think that weed was a gateway drug and then research suggested that this was in fact not the case. [...]

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Seabrook addiction treatment local review

By |2019-06-24T15:36:25-04:00May 27th, 2019|Categories: Reviews|Tags: , , , |

  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 in need of a higher level of care than traditional outpatient individual therapy.  As a clinical addiction psychologist in Philadelphia and [...]

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