Addiction Recovery Methods & Support Articles and Resources
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By mid-January, those who made New Year’s resolutions are starting to feel the heat. According to an article in USA Today, “January 17 is D-Day for New Year’s resolutions – the day most people give up on good intentions and fall back into old habits.”  This makes it hard for a sober 2020. Ugh. [...] Read More
“Don’t make me angry. You wouldn’t like me when I’m angry.” These are the words of mild-mannered Bruce Banner in the 70’s TV show The Incredible Hulk. As a kid, I couldn’t wait to watch each week’s episode. I can still see the Hulk, played by massive Lou Ferrigno, battling it out with Bigfoot in a [...] Read More
The majority of my experience as a mental health professional has been in the context of treatment centers. My guess is that less than 30% of the clients in these settings came to treatment because they were motivated for substance use disorder recovery. Instead, they came because of one or more of the following reasons: [...] Read More
2019 marks the 50th year of the PBS children’s educational show Sesame Street, and a new sesame street character named Karlie is being introduced. True to their form, the creators of the program began by asking a simple question, can television be used to educate kids? Utilizing research in the fields of developmental psychology and [...] Read More
Sleep is making a comeback, and that is good news for the recovery community as new studies are showing how a good night’s sleep is an essential tool for those in recovery from addiction. The team at the National Institute on Drug Abuse Intramural Research Program in Baltimore, Maryland, knew that opioids disrupt sleep. Still, they [...] Read More
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