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

By |2019-03-03T22:50:27+00:00March 3rd, 2019|Categories: AA, addiction, addiction recovery, Alcoholics Anonymous, counselor, drugs and alcohol, mental health, recovery, supervision, therapist, Uncategorized|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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Drug and alcohol recovery outcome and success over the long-term: Alcoholism and heroin addiction and recovery success rates are more optimistic than most people think

By |2018-02-11T12:28:38+00:00February 11th, 2018|Categories: addiction, counselor, drugs and alcohol, heroin, mental health, psychologist, recovery, therapist|

Addiction psychiatrists and psychologists are often asked about successful recovery rates for addicts and alcoholics in their clinics and practice and until recently there have been few data to support most therapist's claims. Here is a local guest blog reposted from my own site at Jeremy Frank PhD CADC which discusses the more optimistic side of [...]

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3 Tips Only People Rebuilding Relationships After Addiction Will Understand

By |2018-02-04T13:46:51+00:00February 4th, 2018|Categories: addiction, mental health, recovery, relationships, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

Substance abuse affects many facets of a person’s life that take time and energy to repair. Romantic relationships are not immune to the negative life impacts of addiction or other substance use disorders; in fact, addiction and infidelity often go hand-in-hand. But, the road to recovery can include repairing and rebuilding relationships. It is not an [...]

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

By |2017-12-23T17:14:09+00:00January 2nd, 2018|Categories: addiction, counselor, drugs and alcohol, heroin, mental health, psychologist, therapist, Uncategorized|

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 [...]

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