A substance abuse counselor is a certified professional who advises people who need substance abuse counseling. Today, more options than ever exist to fit counselor and client needs. The rise of the telehealth substance abuse counselor adds a fresh, modern twist to this career path and brings … [Read more...] aboutWhat Is a Telehealth Substance Abuse Counselor?
Substance Abuse Counseling
So you’ve decided that it’s time to seek out a therapist to deal with your mental illness or other concerns you might have in life. That’s great! But therapy requires hard work. Your therapist may ask you to do homework, which may involve confronting things that are uncomfortable or … [Read more...] aboutWhat You Should Look For In A Therapist
What is a trigger for alcohol use disorder (AUD)? Think of a trigger in terms of cause and effect. When operating a gun, pulling the trigger is the cause, and the gun firing is the effect. Alcohol use disorder (AUD), colloquially known as alcoholism, can operate by the same rules. There is … [Read more...] about10 Common and Uncommon Triggers for Former Alcoholics To Avoid
An AUD, or alcohol use disorder, is a term defined in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) to describe a person struggling with alcohol addiction. Aside from AUD, you may have heard many terms to describe an unhealthy relationship with alcohol: alcoholism, alcohol abuse, … [Read more...] aboutAlcohol Use Disorder (AUD) vs. Alcoholism