Monthly Archives: March 2018

Can Neurofeedback Help with Addiction Recovery?

March 20th, 2018|

“The literature, which lacks any negative study, suggests that neurofeedback plays a major therapeutic role in many different areas. In my opinion, if any medication had demonstrated such a wide spectrum of efficacy it would be universally accepted and widely used.” ~ Dr. Frank Duffy, Associate Professor of Neurology, Boston Children’s Hospital Could neurofeedback be the “next big thing” in the addiction recovery? Supporters are saying that when neurofeedback is used in conjunction with other accepted, evidence-based treatment options, it helps maximize the odds of successful recovery from drug addiction or alcoholism.

Desoxyn—The Legal Methamphetamine You Probably Haven’t Heard Of

March 16th, 2018|

Should we be more concerned about Desoxyn—the prescription methamphetamine with a high potential for abuse? Desoxyn—The Legal Methamphetamine You Probably Haven’t Heard Of Every day, there is another news story about the ongoing opioid epidemic, but while all the focus is on painkillers, there are other prescription medications—like Desoxyn—that are being abused. How bad is the problem? According to the most recent report from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, there are actually MORE treatment admissions for amphetamine-class drugs than there are for prescription painkillers. Dr. Nora Volkow, head of the National

Fear Not: You Can Get Addiction Treatment AND Keep Your Job

March 12th, 2018|

Many People Don’t Get Substance Abuse Treatment Because They Want To Keep Their Job If you have a substance abuse problem, it’s completely normal for you to want to keep this information from your employer. Most people who are addicted to drugs or alcohol believe that having a problem with addiction will result in immediate termination. No one wants to be fired from a job. Not only can this be embarrassing, it can negatively impact someone’s career and have long-term consequences. However; you should not be ashamed if you have a problem with drugs

Nine Reasons Why Outpatient Rehab May Be a Great Fit to Reach Recovery

March 8th, 2018|

An Intensive Outpatient Program Could Be The Answer To Treating Your Addiction Do you have a problem with drugs or alcohol? If so, you have probably tried to quit on your own time and time again, only to find that you can’t do it alone. You’re sick and tired of being sick and tired and you have finally admitted to yourself that you need some help. The problem is, you have a job and family obligations that won’t afford you the luxury of checking into a 30-day inpatient treatment facility. An Intensive Outpatient Program

How To Stop Enabling Addiction And Start Enabling Recovery

March 4th, 2018|

Well-Meaning Friends And Family Members Can Mistake Help For Enabling If you have a relationship with someone who has an addiction to drugs or alcohol, it can be easy to get caught in the trap of enabling, which leads to codependency. When you see someone you care about struggling with a substance abuse problem, your first instinct is to want to help and offer support. However; this “help” and well-meaning “support” can actually have a reverse effect on the situation and make things worse. To put it another way, the Substance Abuse And Mental