Board-Certified Addiction Treatment: What To Look For In A Recovery Program

Building a Support System During Recovery Recovery from drug or alcohol addiction requires hard work and persistence. Addiction is a complex disease not simply treated once and forgotten. Breaking the cycle of addiction requires a strong support system, including a team of medical professionals who understand that staying sober is a lifelong process. Finding the…

What Are You Thankful For?

Thanksgiving is one of the best holidays of the year. Who doesn’t love consuming mass quantities of all their favorite foods: turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce, string bean casserole, and sweet mashed potatoes – that’s all before dessert! While this time is usually filled with family, food, and fun, for some this holiday marks the start…

Spirituality as Antidote for Addiction

The link between spirituality and addiction is far removed from science-based psychology and psychiatry. Understandably, measurement-based care has become a high-profile issue in the behavioral health care field, including substance abuse treatment. It is a laudable principle, of course, that treatment methods for the disease of addiction should be evidence based with measurable outcomes. Many treatment…