Chances are you've been riding along a rough road. At Absolute Advocacy, we believe in second chances. We believe in you. Whether you're seeking DWI or substance abuse services, or drug education classes, we have your needs and best interests close to our hearts and will provide you with the best assessment, prevention and educational services Cabarrus & Mecklenburg counties offer. One foot in front of the other, one step at a time, your rough road ends right here.
Whether you or someone you know needs help conquering a drug or alcohol-related addiction, we are here to help by providing assessments and counseling to get you or your loved one on the road to recovery.
Are you interested in becoming a substance abuse counselor? We'll arm you with the education you need to join our community of coaches and give back to the profession that helps so many lives get stronger. Already a counselor and want to broaden your skillset? We provide continuing educational opportunities to individuals already in the field.
Depression and suicide. They aren’t what you associate with children, especially elementary-level kids. Yet, there’s a growing trend that pediatric medicine has been monitoring since at least 2002 of rising suicides in school-aged children. Just last year, in September 2016, a joint paper covering this topic was published via the American Academy of Pediatrics.
In May 2017, CNN’s Susan Scutti … [Read More]
Physician-patient privilege. Doctor-patient confidentiality. HIPPA. There’s a lot that goes into medical confidentiality these days, and the line between what is and isn’t shared is constantly under attack. Since the inception of government-driven healthcare, concern and outright fear about what is (and can be) shared from your medical visits has multiplied. Can you tell your doctor you’re using … [Read More]
Do you know what enabling is? We discussed what it means recently in What Is Enabling? Now, we’re clearing up some confusion by talking about what enabling isn’t.
There are many mixed opinions about what does and doesn’t enable an addict. Just look at these two opposite opinions:
Stop Calling Your Drug Addiction a Disease: In this article written by Brianna Lyman, drug addiction is painted … [Read More]
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