The Insanity of a Family Disease

During my twenty-five year career in substance abuse treatment, I’ve frequently heard family members (and clients) insist that "Alcohol isn't his/her/my problem - drugs are!" and "Alcoholism isn't his/her/my problem - addiction is!" as if the same principles of recovery from chemical dependency don't apply to any dysfunctional situation where alcohol either isn't present or isn't present enough to be identified as the primary drug-of-choice.

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You Deserve Personalized Treatment

When it comes to substance use disorder or mental illness, the evidence is clear: Treatment works. With the right treatment, an individual can recover from either of these illnesses and…

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What Is MDMA Poisoning, and Is It Treatable

What Is MDMA Poisoning, and Is It Treatable?

Certain drugs, such as MDMA or ecstasy, have become increasingly popular and are commonly referred to as club drugs. They’re mostly used at bars, parties and dance clubs and cause…

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The Benefits of Vibroacoustic Therapy for Addiction Recovery

Vibroacoustic therapy is the use of low frequency sound waves and therapeutic music to heal people from pain, addiction, and other medical issues. Not many people have heard of vibroacoustic therapy or are aware that it exists, but we all know how mu

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