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Dialectical Behavior Therapy Used for Chemical Dependency

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is a modified form of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for those with severe psychosocial disorders. Recent work at the University of Washington suggests its effectiveness with chemical dependency, in particular, and some addiction specialists are incorporating DBT into rehab treatment plans. This form of therapy concentrates on skill development, coping strategies, and…

Inspirational Quotes to Help Aid in Your Addiction Recovery

It is no easy feat to beat and conquer addiction recovery. On the days that you need an emotional picker up if you are feeling weak, happy, sad, or considering relapse take a look at our favorite compilation of quotes that surely will give you the boost of emotional and mental confidence you need to…

Top 10 Addiction Symptoms and the Signs of Substance Abuse

Unfortunately it is not always blaringly obvious that someone you care for or love is addicted to a substance. Other times, it may be very obvious that there is an addiction problem in this person’s life. Check out the top 10 more common addiction symptoms so that you can quickly identify addiction and help someone…

Full House’s John Stamos Enters Rehab after DUI

Full House star John Stamos, 51, checked himself into rehab, following a DUI charge in June. Stamos was pulled over and transported to the hospital on June 12 after officers suspected a medical condition. “Subsequent investigation at the hospital determined that he was driving under the influence,” a Beverly Hills Police Department public information officer…

KIDS TASTING ALCOHOL- Are you sending the wrong message?

Although there has been a dominant belief that sipping alcohol at a young age is harmless, new research shows that belief to be untrue. Some parents have taken the “European approach,” of exposing children to alcohol at a young age in hopes that this will protect kids against subsequent drinking because it makes drinking seem…

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