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
Much controversy surrounds whether or not a person can ever be cured of addiction. The truth is that addiction, by its very nature, is not a curable ailment; however, it can be effectively treated and managed so that you can lead a healthy life. Why Can’t Addiction be Cured? It’s a frustrating … [Read more...] aboutCan Addiction be Cured?
As we mentioned last week, the month of September is National Recovery Month. The goal of Recovery Month spreads the positive message that behavioral health is essential to overall health, that prevention works, treatment is effective and people can and do recover. Following Recovery Month is … [Read more...] aboutThe Role of Prevention in Substance Abuse Treatment & Recovery