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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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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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