The CDC recently released the results of an important survey about the extent to which problems with alcohol equate to substance use disorders or “alcoholism.”
Will the continued legalization of medical marijuana result in fewer painkiller overdose deaths? Is the risk worth the reward?
A detailed look at how the Mental Contrasting with Implementation Intentions (MCII) model can help you automatize new substance use behavior patterns.
Whenever humans engage repeatedly in a behavior (such as substance use), over time much or all of that behavior can become automatic or functionally autonomous.
Harm reduction is a frequently misunderstood approach to working with substance users. As a result, many therapists miss an excellent opportunity…