Recovery Happens How to Navigate Your Treatment Options

Recovery Happens: How to Navigate Your Treatment Options

There are many myths and misconceptions when it comes to addiction. Addiction has many consequences not only for individuals involved, but also for their loved ones and for society as a whole.
Developing a Career Path to Addiction Counseling

Developing a Career Path to Addiction Counseling

Addiction treatment and counseling is a field with great upward mobility.  There are five levels on the career ladder—counselor trainee, certified counselor, certified reciprocal counselor, counselor supervisor and licensed AODA counselor—and more than one way to climb it.
Healthcare Reform A Historic Opportunity

Healthcare Reform: A Historic Opportunity

Under the Affordable Care Act, many Americans will become eligible for insurance coverage for substance abuse treatment.
Identifying Addiction and Starting the Road to Recovery

Identifying Addiction and Starting the Road to Recovery

Effectively overcoming dependence on a substance necessarily requires getting to the root of the addiction.
A Mother s Plea Treat Addiction with Science and Compassion

A Mother’s Plea: Treat Addiction with Science and Compassion

Gretchen Burns Bergman, who stood by her son as he struggled with addiction, speaks out against punitive measures that exacerbate the problem and squander human potential.
Addiction Underdiagnosed and Often Overlooked

Addiction: Underdiagnosed and Often Overlooked

Many people suffering from the disease of addiction face serious harm.
To Curb Addiction Mass Adoption of Evidence Based Treatment Needed

To Curb Addiction, Mass Adoption of Evidence-Based Treatment Needed

James C. Berman, M.D., of University of Pennsylvania, has been a board certified internist for over 25 years and certified since 1987 to treat addiction by the american society of addiction medicine. 
What Are The True Risks and Warning Signs of Addiction

What Are The True Risks and Warning Signs of Addiction?

Not all addictions look alike, and similarly, there is not a one-size-fits-all treatment option to cure this chronic disease. 
The Role of Family in Addiction

The Role of Family in Addiction

Having support is crucial to a healthy recovery. 
Recovery Homes Under Fire in California

Recovery Homes Under Fire in California

Throughout southern California, private rehabilitation homes provide housing for those looking to kick their addiction and change their lives for the better.
Change on the Horizon for Addiction Treatment

Change on the Horizon for Addiction Treatment?

Obama Administration paves the way toward easier recovery for addicts.