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Category Archives: Alcohol

Tailoring Treatment to the Individual

When someone makes the decision to enter alcohol and drug treatment they face a host of issues which must be evaluated from the start. There are alcohol and drug treatment programs which have a single system by which everyone who enters is expected to adhere and everyone is expected to recover in the same way….

LGBTQ and Treatment Barriers

There are a number of issues specific to the LGBTQ community and addiction. One of the most daunting is the barrier to getting proper treatment once there is a problem. The isolation and abuse so common in the LGBTQ community in general becomes intensified for people who are suffering from addiction. Substance abuse and addiction…

How Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Can Benefit Addicts and Alcoholics

Quitting Drugs And Alcohol Is Only Half The Story Many people who struggle with addiction issues think that drugs or alcohol are their main problem. They believe that once they quit using their drug of choice or stop drinking alcohol, they will be “cured”. They think that by putting down the pipe, the needle, or…

Coping Mechanisms for Recovery

Drugs and alcohol are a form of coping. They are far from a healthy form of coping, but they do allow the user to forget about problems and not face strong emotions. This is the draw to drinking in excess and using drugs, for the time that you are drunk or high or passed out,…

Mindfulness and Addiction

Much of what underlies addiction in general is a negative relationship with one’s feeling and a disengagement with one’s inner life. Alcohol and drugs suppress and distort our own thoughts and feelings in ways that are destructive enough. Since many people who find themselves in the throes of addiction came to use substances in unhealthy…