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Clinical Challenges

Feelings of regret are inevitable in an addiction professional's work life, but there are strategies for minimizing their impact.
Brian Duffy identifies eight client types that pose difficult challenges for clinicians in their helping role.
A clinician at Mountainside suggests that conversations about patient goals should focus on the small actions that pave the way to greater progress.
"Is Your Story Making You Sick?" seeks to counteract damaging narratives that keep patients with addictions and other serious issues stuck in negative patterns of thinking.
A focus on one drug of abuse in research or policy-making makes little sense given the widespread phenomenon of polydrug use, says Daniel Ciccarone, MD, MPH.
In this short video, WestBridge employees define the meaning of Co-occurring Disorders as when an individual is experiencing both symptoms of mental health and substance use disorders together—also…
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