The Dance of Addiction

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The Discovery Phase of Recovery

With addiction, pleasure and enjoyment become deeply linked with the drug or behavior of choice. Once a client stops the behavior they often feel that “something is missing,” or that they do not...

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The Secret to Coping: Aware, Accept, Act

Three, easy to remember, words that basically sum up "coping skills.” Try this out next time you are feeling upset or dissatisfied in any way.

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Sound and Vibration as Therapy? Yes!

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Book Review - In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts by Gabor Mate

As a mental health clinician working in the addiction recovery field, I highly recommend Gabor Mate's exceptionally well-written book on addiction, In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters...

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How do People Change?

“Why don’t you just stop?”

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Try Out a Guided Meditation

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"Coming Out" as a Person in Recovery

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Connection as Medicine for Addiction

Studies show that rats placed in empty cages with the choice to drink drug-laced water or normal water will drink the drug-laced water until they kill themselves.  On the other hand, rats placed...

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OPIOID CRISIS

It's wonderful to see people in recovery speaking out about addiction!  Check out this video to hear one man's perspective and learn about a town hall meeting that ABC11 is hosting this evening (May...

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