Ask anyone how drug addiction affects pregnancy or infant care, and you’ll receive a slew of answers, all of which have one thing in common. Drug addiction affects both negatively. A recent NCBI study involving inner-city, low-income mothers in New Haven, Connecticut, delved deeper into the impact … [Read more...] aboutInfant Care and Drug Addiction: Why It Matters
My Child Tried Drugs – What Should I do?
“I tried drugs.” Imagine your son or daughter saying these words to you. How do you feel? How do you react? These three words are as powerful as “I love you,” but in an entirely different way. Your child tried drugs. What should you do? How to (Not) React The moment your child admits to trying … [Read more...] aboutMy Child Tried Drugs – What Should I do?
The Benefits of Substance Abuse Treatment over Incarceration for Drug Use
Aaron is almost 19 and, like most 19-year-olds, loves movies, music, and games. As Aaron’s 19th birthday approaches, thoughts of cake, friends, and a slammin’ party dance in Aaron’s head. But unlike other almost-19-year-olds, Aaron won’t have a birthday because of incarceration for a drug related … [Read more...] aboutThe Benefits of Substance Abuse Treatment over Incarceration for Drug Use
The Benefits of Clinical Supervision & Counseling
Substance abuse, the excessive use of addictive substances, also refers to the use of alcohol as well as other substances of abuse. With over 21.8 million people in the United States abusing illicit substances and over 13 million people suffering from alcohol addictions, the need for effective … [Read more...] aboutThe Benefits of Clinical Supervision & Counseling