Don’t do drugs, kids. You’ll kill your brain cells. Is it true? Will doing drugs and drinking too much alcohol cause your brain cells to croak? And if it is, wouldn’t the brain just replenish its deceased cells? It can’t be as bad as people say it is, right? What Are Brain Cells? Neurons. Brain … [Read more...] about Drug Education: What Kills Brain Cells?
America has become a country of pill poppers. Is this a harsh statement? Yes, but it’s also factual. Psychology Today ran an article in April 2011 entitled, Is Medication the Answer to Depression? It revealed that in 1996, 13 million U.S. residents were treated with antidepressants. By 2015, that … [Read more...] about Non-Prescription Ways to Treat Depression
We’ve talked about the rise of evidence-based therapy as a means of treating substance abuse and addiction. You may have heard of another type of therapy referred to as solution-focused therapy. What is it, and can it help addicts recover? The answers might surprise you. Solution-focused therapy, … [Read more...] about Can Solution-Focused Therapy Help Individuals In Recovery?
Even in the best of circumstances, treating substance abuse issues is challenging and complex. Effective therapies must be holistic, meaning they take into account the particular circumstances and traits that may provide additional barriers to healing. One of the most common of these is mental … [Read more...] about Addressing a Personality Disorder during Substance Abuse Treatment