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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+00:00 February 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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Addiction counselors encourage colleges and others to support students in fighting the opioid crisis

By | 2017-12-23T17:14:09+00:00 January 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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Alcoholics Anonymous for Heroin Addiction: A Philadelphia-based student in recovery tells his story of heroin addiction and recovery

By | 2017-07-15T10:56:59+00:00 July 8th, 2017|Categories: AA, addiction, Alcoholics Anonymous, heroin|Tags: , , |

Finding a Home as a Heroin Addict in Alcoholics Anonymous While there are similarities to people’s drug and alcohol use all roads into drug and alcohol use and recovery are unique and as different as the many people who use drugs and alcohol recreationally or abusively.  As addiction counselors in private practice in Philadelphia and Montgomery [...]

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