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Counseling
Talk, prayer and forgiveness are central to overcoming resentments that can stand in the way of a healthy recovery.
Counseling
Michael Weiner, PhD, MCAP
Some responses to a post on the concept of tough love suggest that more needs to be done to combat stigma.
Counseling
Rebecca J. Flood
Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) is just one of several research-based approaches to improving engagement in substance use services.
Medication Treatments
Rebecca Flood
More research is needed on the effectiveness of medication approaches for addiction, but the facts about the opioid crisis make a clear case for medication-supported strategies.
Aftercare
Michael Weiner, PhD, MCAP
The treatment and recovery communities should be able to agree on core concepts of high-quality service, but getting there can be challenging.
Evidence-Based Practices
Rebecca Flood
The treatment and recovery field needs to better understand online therapy's role in potentially enhancing systems of care and support.
Aftercare
Michael Weiner
Not everyone who attends a 12-Step meeting will buy in completely, but there are still benefits to be had.
12-Step Treatment
Rebecca Flood
In this guest post, Ashley's Father Mark Hushen explains the importance of being as inclusive as possible in the spiritual component of treatment and recovery.
Evidence-Based Practices
Rebecca Flood
Programs such as Wellbriety for the Native American population seek to understand how different cultures respond to the diversity of treatment options.
Aftercare
Rebecca Flood
Exercise can greatly help the recovering in becoming more goal-centered, offering an important tool for a lasting recovery.
Aftercare
Michael Weiner, PhD, MCAP
Don't patients with addictions deserve the same extended support given to patients with other chronic diseases?
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