Helping An Addicted Loved One: Parent’s Guide

Helping An Addicted Loved One: Parent’s Guide

Helping an Addicted Loved One: Parent's Guide Table of Contents In 2020, 40.3 million Americans aged 12 or older (or 14.5 percent of this population) had a substance use disorder (SUD) in the past year7. SUD is a condition when the recurrent use of alcohol and/or...
The Relationship Between ADHD & Addiction

The Relationship Between ADHD & Addiction

The Relationship Between ADHD & Addiction Table of Contents According to the CDC, about 9.4% of American children have ever been diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder4. This is a disorder that can continue into adulthood. By some estimates, 4.4% of...
A Guide to Substance Abuse Prevention for Youth

A Guide to Substance Abuse Prevention for Youth

A Guide to Substance Abuse Prevention for Youth Table of Contents 1. Why Teens Use Drugs 2. Prevention Concepts 3. Risk Factor Approach 4. Developmental Approach 5. Social Influence Approach 6. Community-Specific Approach 7. Consequences of Teen Drug Abuse 8. Signs of...
The Best Meditation Apps for Recovery

The Best Meditation Apps for Recovery

The Best Meditation Apps for Recovery Meditation is a practice that humans have been engaging in for millennia. In fact, archaeologists have found evidence of meditation in the Indus Valley dating back to 5,000-3,500 B.C. While this practice has an ancient past,...
A Guide to Motivational Interviewing in Recovery

A Guide to Motivational Interviewing in Recovery

A Guide to Motivational Interviewing in Recovery Table of Contents 1. What is Motivational Interviewing? 2. Core Elements of MI 3. Types of MI 4. Ways MI is Different 5. MI Advice 6. Final Thoughts There are many different approaches to helping a person with a...
How To Recognize Self-defeating Behavior

How To Recognize Self-defeating Behavior

“I am not good enough to get the job..” “I do not work well under pressure, I won’t make the deadline..” Self-defeating behaviors can be your own worst enemy. These thoughts play on repeat when we encounter stress. It is common to retreat to negative behaviors during...
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