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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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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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The Five S’s of Addiction Recovery Part 1: Structure

By |2019-04-01T13:59:32-04:00March 3rd, 2019|Categories: Addiction Recovery|Tags: , , |

The Five S’s of Addiction Recovery: Structure, Supervision, Spirituality, Social Support, and Substitution Ted Kradzinski BA and Jeremy Frank PhD., CADC Note: I encourage people in recovery to commit their experiences to paper—doing so not only documents the process but helps the individual, and me, to identify what aspects of recovery prove most helpful. The following [...]

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The 5 S’s of Addiction Recovery Part 2: Supervision

By |2019-04-01T13:59:51-04:00March 3rd, 2019|Categories: Addiction Recovery|Tags: , , |

This blog addresses the second factor "supervision," 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 essential components of successful and healthy drug and alcohol and other addiction recovery.  What follows is Teddy Kradzinski's personal account through [...]

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