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Caron Treatment Centers is hosting The ASCENT Approach Workshop for Couples in Recovery

By |2021-09-18T23:56:05-04:00September 18th, 2021|Categories: Addiction Treatment, Couples, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

Caron has partnered with me and my dear friends Chantal Jauvin LLB, MBA (author attorney) and her husband William Thomas MBA (executive consultant) to present, The ASCENT Approach For Couples in Recovery on Saturday, October 23rd 9:00 AM - Sunday, October 24th 5:00 PM at Caron Treatment Centers - Breakthrough Mansion - For the link to [...]

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Dr. Jeremy Frank on Expert Panel to Discuss Opioid Epidemic in Philadelphia

By |2020-02-03T15:06:28-04:00January 29th, 2020|Categories: Addiction Treatment|Tags: , , |

In 2017, over 1,200 Philadelphians died from drug overdoses, up from 907 the previous year. Despite improvements to treatment access and efforts to restrict opioid prescribing, the opioid epidemic continues to rage on. The Psychoanalytic Center of Philadelphia (PCOP) is assembling a panel of experts on Saturday, February 8th for its event, "The Opioid Epidemic: Psychodynamic [...]

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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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Addiction counselors encourage colleges and others to support students in fighting the opioid crisis

By |2019-04-11T12:55:47-04:00January 2nd, 2018|Categories: Addiction Treatment|Tags: , , , |

Please read the Philly.com article here: http://www.philly.com/philly/opinion/commentary/colleges-temple-student-overdoses-counseling-recovery-20171221.html Or read a slightly longer version below: A Call to Brotherly Humanity: Two Philadelphia Addiction Professionals Grapple with What More We Need to Do Two drug overdose deaths in one week at Temple University strikes painfully at home as we learned about Michael Paytas and James Orlando who lost [...]

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