Ativan is a prescription drug used to treat anxiety. It is part of a drug family known as benzodiazepines. Drugs in this family produce a calming effect by acting on the brain and nerves or the central nervous system. Ativan enhances the effects of GABA, a natural chemical found in the body. While … [Read more...] aboutWhat Is Ativan?
When you’re faced with the challenge of counseling a client who is recovering from substance abuse addiction and simultaneously suffering from low self-esteem, you may feel more compassion for them knowing that they are suffering a double whammy. In fact, it’s not unlike the additional hit of … [Read more...] aboutCounseling a Client with Low Self-Esteem
Feeling worthless or having no self-worth can leave a person depressed and low on motivation to turn things around. Helping your patients find self-worth can give them the push they need to successfully complete their substance abuse counseling. But how do you do it? First, you need to understand … [Read more...] about3 Ways to Help a Patient Find Their Self-Worth
Drugs and alcohol can catch anyone off guard. Finding a substance abuse counselor is one of the most important steps to recovery. Your counselor will be your guide. They'll be your cheerleader, coach, and referee. How do you choose the best? Finding a Substance Abuse Counselor Substance abuse … [Read more...] aboutFinding a Substance Abuse Counselor: 5 Things to Look For