Tag: treatment


How to Resist the Temptation to Drink at a Party

“What happens to you when you drink? You can’t stop?” Questions such as these aren’t meant to pressure or make someone uncomfortable, but they can be difficult to deal with for someone with a drinking problem. Sometimes, a person in…


Finding an Addiction Doctor Can Save Your Life

An addiction doctor is an addiction medicine specialist and possibly a psychiatrist who are trained and hold certification from the American Board of Addiction Medicine. An addiction medicine specialist these individuals demonstrate their experience, education and skills to provide interventions,…


We Can Help You Find Outpatient Treatment

Outpatient treatment is a type of rehabilitation for substance abuse that doesn’t require a person to live inside a residential facility. Outpatient rehab can be extremely different from inpatient treatment and it can range from partial hospitalization to 12-step meetings.…


Addiction recovery’s low, low admission price: Own your $#1+!

Admission. Great noun. It means two related things when it comes to addiction recovery:  A) The right to enter, and B) a voluntary acknowledgment/concession of a fact or truth. There is no A) without B) in our family. Caveat: Most…


Dime-store addiction doctoring in the weed and web era

  Addiction treatment professionals are forever up against clients who ‘heard’ things from friends or at the tables in self-help groups or read on the internet. Here are a few of the more common: I can smoke weed: I’m alcoholic/heroin…


The A-Files, Alcohol A-Z for Alcohol Awareness Month: Acetaldehyde

  Twenty-six episodes of ‘The A-Files’ will run throughout Alcohol Awareness Month on YouTube, Facebook, LinkedIn, Alcohologist.com and AddictedMinds.com, among other web and social media sites. Episode A covers a byproduct of alcohol metabolism, acetaldehyde. Acetaldehyde is not a household word.…

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