September 13, 2020

Relapse Prevention Triple A: Alter, Avoid, Accept

Relapse Prevention Triple A: Alter, Avoid, Accept When you’re in recovery, the world doesn’t become a drug and alcohol-free place. So…get a plan in place. Meetings, […]
September 8, 2020

An Intro to Substance Use

An Intro to Substance Use I want to be clear here about the difference between substance use, abuse, addiction, and dependence: Substance Use: Nearly everyone who […]
August 25, 2020

Relapse Prevention: People, Places, Things, and Situations

Relapse Prevention: People, Places, Things, and Situations If you are someone with an addiction who has ever been in treatment, whether it be court-mandated, while incarcerated, […]
August 24, 2020

PTSD: The Client Diaries, Vol. 2

PTSD: The Client Diaries, Vol. 2 These are the Diaries for a reason. They are about my, and those with whom I’ve come into contact, personal […]
August 23, 2020

Addiction is a Family Disease: Part 1

Addiction is a Family Disease: Part 1 Addiction can tear a family apart. But, especially, if you’re a family member of someone with an addiction. You […]
August 17, 2020

HALT for Addiction

HALT for Addiction In case you’re wondering what HALT stands for, don’t worry, I’ll explain in a minute. Before I do, I want to be clear […]
July 16, 2020

Addiction-An Argument

Addiction-An Argument If you post something on Facebook about addiction-I’ll wait, literally. You will get 2 kinds of answers: “They should just go ahead and kill […]