June 17, 2021
How Does Cognitive-behavioral Therapy Help With SUD?
Psychotherapy is one of the foundations of substance use disorder (SUD) treatment, along with medication-assisted therapy (MAT) and withdrawal management. While withdrawal management and MAT address […]
June 8, 2021
How Can Family Workshops Help SUD Treatment?
Family workshops and family therapy sessions are now a standard component of most substance use disorder (SUD) rehab programs. While these are most often used for […]
May 25, 2021
How a Substance Use Disorder Leaves You Vulnerable to COVID
When the SARS variant COVID-19 hit the United States in early 2020, it soon became apparent that it was coming to a deadly confluence with the […]
May 6, 2021
Is Substance Use Disorder Incurable?
The idea that substance use disorder (SUD) is incurable is fairly widespread among laypeople and even some medical experts. What many of us may not realize […]
April 22, 2021
5 Common Ways Substance Use Disorders are Misunderstood
Clinicians, researchers, public policymakers, and society as a whole have made significant gains in our understanding of addictive behavior and substance use disorder (SUD) in particular. […]
April 15, 2021
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How Does Motivational Interviewing Help SUD?
Motivational interviewing, also called contingency management (CM), carrot-and-stick, and the prize method is a treatment approach where people are rewarded for desired behavior. This approach is used in many drug treatment centers […]