Monthly Archives: July 2014

The Chicken or the Egg?

By |2018-10-23T18:32:37+00:00July 15th, 2014|co-occurring & dual diagnosis, Holistic Treatment|

If only life was a true reflection of the fairy tales our mothers read to us as small children.  There was a problem, with courage and determination it was overcome, and everyone could then live happily ever after.  The illusion was that there was only one problem, and that if it was resolved, everything else [...]

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Relapse: why addiction treatment often falls short

By |2018-10-23T18:33:36+00:00July 14th, 2014|Clinician Resource, Relapse|

Addiction treatment can be discouraging.  As a healthcare professional you can invest huge amounts of energy and passion into helping someone enter into recovery, only to see them fall back into the old patterns of using.  The addict or alcoholic comes to understand their disease, learning techniques to manage their urges, triggers and weaknesses. You [...]

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