G. Alan Marlatt – Pioneering Addiction Researcher

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G. Alan Marlatt – Pioneering Addiction Researcher

CDATA[A pioneer in the field of addictive behaviors, respected researcher and distinguished scientist, [G. Alan Marlatt, sadly passed away on March 14 2010. Marlatt was a professor and the director of Addictive Behaviors Research Centre at the University of Washington for many years. He was a key researcher in understanding the problems around addiction and …

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Building and Maintaining a Support System

Building and Maintaining a Support System

When many think of recovery they think only of abstaining from the use of the problematic substance or stopping the problematic addictive behavior. Recovery is so much more than abstaining. Recovery is a process of change through which an individual achieves abstinence, as well as wellness, improved health, and quality of life. It is long-term …

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Residential Treatment

Why Residential Treatment

Addiction affects everyone in a different way. Some may feel that they can still function professionally, while others fall quickly into despair. When the time comes that the person is ready for help it is often beneficial to move away from the physical location that the addiction is occurring. This does not have to be …

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