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    Choosing outpatient substance abuse treatment

    Posted on June 4, 2017 by Comments are off

    Congratulations! You have decided to seek information regarding counseling or education for alcohol or drug use. It is a big decision and commitment, no matter the reason you reach out for assistance. Below are tips on how to choose a substance abuse provider and make substance use treatment a succ... read more

    Substance Use and the Family: Intoxicant Emotions

    Posted on November 18, 2016 by Comments are off

    Drugs and alcohol are "intoxicants," consumed to have fun, feel better, and eventually to become intoxicated - high or drunk. Family members are directly affected at many levels by the increased problems that addiction causes. No surprise there.  The behavior of the substance user causes the famil... read more

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    Not ready for substance abuse treatment?

    Posted on September 5, 2014 by Comments are off

    It seems impossible to convince the necessity of it to someone who is not ready for substance abuse treatment.  Research shows it could take 5 - 6 treatments to help a person with a serious addiction to permanently stop using alcohol or drugs. Is that too much for a long term change? How much eff... read more

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    Choosing outpatient substance abuse treatment

    Choosing outpatient substance abuse treatment

    Congratulations! You have decided to seek information regarding counseling or education for alcohol or drug use.
    Substance use disorder – screening, referral and placement

    Substance use disorder – screening, referral and placement

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