Christine Brewer

Christine Brewer

Christine Brewer has over 20 years of experience in substance use disorders, crisis intervention, suicide prevention, disaster mental health, trauma, EMDR, and therapy with individuals, groups, couples, and families.

Her clinical experience includes gerontology, at-risk youth, homicide bereavement, dual diagnosis, domestic violence, crisis intervention, hostage negotiation, community debriefing services, and clinical supervision.

Christine is a psychotherapist, mental health consultant, educator, and freelance writer specializing in recovery and resilience as well as a variety of topics related to the field of psychology.

Latest Contributions to Rehabs.com

How Do I Find Dual Diagnosis Treatment?

June 29th, 2020 Christine Brewer 10 minute read
What is Dual Diagnosis in Mental Health? Someone who struggles with a substance addiction and a co-occurring mental health condition, such as depression or anxiety, is said to have a dual diagnosis. Dual diagnoses require integrated and comprehensive care...

Help Finding a Dilaudid Rehab Treatment Facility

November 4th, 2019 Christine Brewer 10 minute read
Dilaudid is a brand name formulation of hydromorphone—a potent synthetic opioid painkiller. By interacting with opioid receptors throughout the body and the subsequent involvement of the brain’s dopaminergic reward system, Dilaudid is capable of producing an intense sense of...

How Can a Hydromorphone Rehab Facility Help You?

November 4th, 2019 Christine Brewer 7 minute read
Hydromorphone is a highly addictive, semi-synthetic opioid medication used to treat severe pain. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more people died from drug overdoses in 2014 than any other year on record—with many of...

Ways to Pay for Addiction Treatment

May 26th, 2020 Christine Brewer 5 minute read
For decades, people struggling with substance abuse disorders who didn’t have insurance or funds to pay for addiction treatment found that comprehensive treatment facilities were out of reach. The available programs included hospital-based, short-term detox, and self-help groups such...

What to Expect from Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Programs

June 4th, 2020 Christine Brewer 10 minute read
What Are Substance Abuse Treatment Programs Like? An alcohol and drug rehab program provide patients with comprehensive substance abuse treatment, consisting of individualized treatment plans, individual therapy, group counseling, family therapy, support groups, and aftercare planning. These interventions help...
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