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Benefits of Family Therapy

SOURCEShttp://drugabuse.com/library/family-therapy-a-vital-part-of-addiction-treatment/ Family support and wellness can play a major role in the recovery of an addicted person. Families can help their loved ones by seeking support of their ...
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Understanding Co-Occurring Disorders

SOURCEShttps://dualdiagnosis.org/drug-addiction/co-occurring-disease-rates/http://www.bhevolution.org/public/common-disorders.page There are more than 9 million men and women in the US dealing with co-occurring disorders. This dual diagnosis includes both the presence of an addiction and ...
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What Is the Matrix Model?

 The matrix model has six different meanings, according to Merriam-Webster, including “something that comes from within” and “an element constituting a particular thing.” The matrix serves as a scaffold that ...
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La Paloma Treatment Center

Memphis, Tennessee, is home to La Paloma, one of the country’s most well respected drug rehab and alcohol rehab treatment centers. La Paloma offers individuals and their families a ...
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Self-Help and Consumer-Run Alternatives

Dual Diagnosis An Integrated Model for the Treatment of People with Co-occurring Psychiatric and Substance Disorders, by Kenneth Minkoff, M.D. Co-Occurring Disorders Among Adolescent Treatment Populations by By Norman G. Hoffmann, ...
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Overdose Deaths From 2002 to 2014

RELATED SLICESSOURCEShttps://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2016/01/07/us/drug-overdose-deaths-in-the-us.html?-r=0 http://www.popsci.com/article/science/rise-overdose-deaths-rural-america The number of overdose deaths in the United States continues to rise. While some may think this drug problem is primarily affecting groups of people in ...
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Signs of Alcohol Poisoning

SOURCEShttp://www.michaelshouse.com/addiction-recovery/role-of-peers/ Alcohol poisoning is no joke. Individuals who are heavily intoxicated may seem entertaining or funny at times, but even a healthy person can enter medical distress without ...
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Guide to Hold a Family Intervention

Preparing for an intervention for a loved one can be a difficult process. People who live with someone who is addicted to drugs and alcohol can feel hopeless ...
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Characteristics of Alcoholism

SOURCEShttp://skywoodrecovery.com/alcohol-abuse-on-college-campuses/ YOUNG ADULTSUnfortunately, if students were tested for alcohol use disorder, also known as alcoholism, up to 40% of all college students would fit the criteria for alcoholism. ...
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The National Dialogue on Co-occurring Mental Health and Substance Abuse Disorders

June 16-17, 1998 Washington, DC Sponsored by: National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors (NASMHPD) 66 Canal Center Plaza, Suite 302, Alexandria, VA 22314 (703) 739-9333, FAX (703) 548-9517 ...
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