November 23, 2021
Why You Need to Discuss Drinking Habits With Your Doctor
America has a conflicted relationship with alcohol, at times, celebrating and condemning its use. It’s no surprise, then, that many people who potentially have alcohol use […]
November 18, 2021
Is Group Therapy That Important?
Most clinicians would say “yes”. As behavioral science and neuroscience uncover more things about substance use disorder (SUD), rehabs have, over time, readjusted their treatment approaches. […]
November 16, 2021
Can Spirituality Aid in SUD Recovery?
Undergoing a mental health crisis can be a very difficult time, especially when a substance use disorder (SUD) is involved. And while seeking help and undergoing […]
November 4, 2021
Is Acupuncture a Legitimate SUD Therapy?
Acupuncture is a type of alternative medicine where thin sterilized needles are inserted into the body to bring a specific effect. Though it has roots in […]
October 28, 2021
What is Biofeedback Therapy?
Biofeedback is the concept of changing something about a human biological process, often using instruments to enable the specific process to be isolated and tracked. The […]
October 26, 2021
Is The CAGE Test Still Relevant?
The CAGE screening tool is a four-question test intended to evaluate the test-taker’s relative risk of having an alcohol use disorder (AUD). “CAGE” is an acronym […]
October 14, 2021
7 Reasons to Avoid Self-treatment for SUD
Though self-treatment is an accepted part of managing minor illnesses and injuries, it is not recommended for most serious health conditions. This includes serious psychiatric illnesses […]
October 7, 2021
After-work Drinking: When Does It Get Out of Hand?
Not counting caffeine, alcohol is, perhaps, the one substance that brings more work colleagues together, especially off the clock. For those Americans who follow traditional work […]
October 1, 2021
Fentanyl Test Strips: Preventing an Overdose
Fentanyl is a potent synthetic opioid that is commonly used as a cutting agent in illicit street drugs like heroin, cocaine, methamphetamine, and MDMA. In 2019, […]