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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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3 Tips Only People Rebuilding Relationships After Addiction Will Understand

By | 2018-02-04T13:46:51+00:00 February 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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Mindfulness Based Addiction Recovery (MBAR)

By | 2017-10-03T03:52:15+00:00 October 3rd, 2017|Categories: addiction, drugs and alcohol, mindfulness, recovery, treatment, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Mindfulness Based Addiction Recovery (MBAR) and Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy for Addiction Recovery (MBCT-AR): Coining the Terms There has been a burgeoning resurgence in innovations in mindfulness based cognitive behavioral therapies and treatments over the past decade.  These treatments and approaches have become extremely popular among therapists, treatment professionals, and individuals seeking greater awareness of themselves, [...]

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How to Choose an Addiction Counselor

By | 2017-07-15T11:02:10+00:00 July 14th, 2017|Categories: addiction, counselor, psychologist, recovery, therapist, treatment, Uncategorized|

Whether your goal is to stop using alcohol or substances or to learn whether moderation, control and social use is appropriate for you, finding a professional both knowledgeable in addiction treatment and the underlying psychological factors of mental health can be a daunting task. If you are ready to choose abstinence or want to explore “harm [...]

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