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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and Addiction

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and Addiction | Substance Abuse | Scoop.it
Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) commonly occurs alongside drug and alcohol addiction. Learn how to treat OCD and addiction.
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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and Addiction. Mental health issues and disorders can have an affect on substance abuse problems. As substance abuse coaches and addiction counselors what methods to you do when dealing with this issue?

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July 18, 4:48 PM
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A Sibling’s Narrative of Recovery From Addiction and Loss

A Sibling’s Narrative of Recovery From Addiction and Loss | Substance Abuse | Scoop.it
This psychologist has found that some girls and women suffer deeply when their brothers struggle with substance use disorder.
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A Sibling’s Narrative of Recovery From Addiction and Loss. For more articles and stories about substance abuse counseling, please feel free to visit our online substance abuse counseling certification blog - https://aihcp.net/category/substance-abuse-counseling/ 

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July 18, 12:17 PM
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What We Know About Kratom

What We Know About Kratom | Substance Abuse | Scoop.it
With the widespread use of kratom and its ready availability at gas stations and on the internet, we need to better understand this drug's potential benefits and adverse effects.
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What We Know About Kratom? As substance abuse counselors, we need to stay up to date on potential drugs and addictions they can cause. For more on Kratom and addiction coaching advice to help others stay off it, please review this article. 

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Pathways to drug addiction recovery around campus –

Pathways to drug addiction recovery around campus – | Substance Abuse | Scoop.it
As rates of fentanyl overdoses increase across the country, local addiction recovery providers find ways to start and succeed in substance recovery.  Opioid-involved drug overdoses increased by 3% in 2022 since 2021, according to the Minnesota Department of Health dashboard.  The number of admissions for opioid use treatment in Minnesota increased by about 26
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Pathways to drug addiction recovery around campus. College Addiction Outreach programs are extreme important! Many students develop substance abuse issues in college.

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July 11, 4:43 PM
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Gambling Addiction Amongst US Military On The Rise

Gambling Addiction Amongst US Military On The Rise | Substance Abuse | Scoop.it
A recent study has found that gambling addiction amongst US military personnel is nearly twice as high as civilians.
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Gambling Addiction Amongst US Military On The Rise. Far often on here we only discuss Substance Abuse consulting and addiction coaching as to how it deals with drugs. The truth is addiction is more than that. Gambling addicts are just as dangerous as drug addicts. 

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July 9, 4:46 PM
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New Convictions Recovery Revolutionizes Addiction Treatment with Comprehensive Holistic Programs

HAWTHORNE, NJ - New Convictions Recovery, a pioneering addiction counseling center located in Hawthorne, New Jersey, proudly announces the launch of its innovative, holistic treatment programs aimed at comprehensively addressing the complex challenges of addiction.
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New Convictions Recovery Revolutionizes Addiction Treatment with Comprehensive Holistic Programs. Bridging holistic healthcare with addiction coaching sounds like a good idea. If you want to read more please feel free to visit our online substance abuse practitioner blog here - https://aihcp.net/professional-blog/ 

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July 5, 10:13 AM
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LACF receives funding to prevent substance abuse

LACF receives funding to prevent substance abuse | Substance Abuse | Scoop.it
Liberal, Kansas and High Plains news leader.
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LACF receives funding to prevent substance abuse. Addiction coaching helps save lives. It's good to see communities receiving funding and training in substance abuse counseling. 

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July 2, 4:50 PM
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Presidential Candidates Failed To Address Addiction Treatment During Debate -

Presidential Candidates Failed To Address Addiction Treatment During Debate - | Substance Abuse | Scoop.it
Both candidates did not have an answer on how to help Americans with addiction. This is a major concern for the U.S.
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Presidential Candidates Failed To Address Addiction Treatment During Debate. It was sad to see two potential leaders not address substance abuse issues in this country at all. 

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June 28, 11:31 AM
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Exploring the double-edged sword of addiction | Opinion | scottsdale.org

Exploring the double-edged sword of addiction | Opinion | scottsdale.org | Substance Abuse | Scoop.it
Addiction is a double-edged sword. It makes you feel better at the time you’re indulging, but permanently alters your brain chemistry.
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Exploring the double-edged sword of addiction | Opinion | scottsdale.org

 

Closer look at addiction

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June 27, 12:38 PM
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Lantana Recovery Explains Aftercare Planning for Long-Term Drug Rehab Success | FinancialContent Business Page

Lantana Recovery Explains Aftercare Planning for Long-Term Drug Rehab Success | FinancialContent Business Page | Substance Abuse | Scoop.it
Lantana Recovery Explains Aftercare Planning for Long-Term Drug Rehab Success
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Lantana Recovery Explains Aftercare Planning for Long-Term Drug Rehab Success. If you're in the mental healthcare field and would like to branch out into Substance Abuse counseling then please feel free to visit our online Substance Abuse counseling courses here - https://aihcp.net/substance-abuse-practitioner-ce-course-program/ 

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June 25, 4:20 PM
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Addiction and Substance Abuse in Marriage

Addiction and Substance Abuse in Marriage | Substance Abuse | Scoop.it
Doug is joined by Therapist Monica Hinderer to discuss addiction and substance abuse problems in marriage. Listeners call in with their questions and struggles ranging from spouses with addictions to sex, alcohol and drugs. Doug and Monica give keen insights to what can help in these troubling situations.
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Addiction and Substance Abuse in Marriage. For more on Substance Abuse Counseling please visit our Substance Abuse Practitioner Blog - https://aihcp.net/category/substance-abuse-counseling/ 

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Addressing Addiction

Addressing Addiction | Substance Abuse | Scoop.it
We're highlighting issues in addiction in our special Digital Supplement! Learn more here.
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Addressing Addiction

 

The problem of addiction

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Psychologists help patients with serious mental illness kick nicotine and other addictions

Psychologists help patients with serious mental illness kick nicotine and other addictions | Substance Abuse | Scoop.it
About half of U.S. adults living with serious mental illness also have a substance use disorder
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Psychologists help patients with serious mental illness kick nicotine and other addictions

 

Counseling and helping others stop addiction

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July 19, 4:48 PM
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RNs and the Intervention Program: Options for Nurses Struggling with Substance Addiction or Mental Health Concerns

RNs and the Intervention Program: Options for Nurses Struggling with Substance Addiction or Mental Health Concerns | Substance Abuse | Scoop.it
The overarching point of the study was to highlight the need for support for registered nurses and resources that prioritize their emotional welfare.
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RNs and the Intervention Program: Options for Nurses Struggling with Substance Addiction or Mental Health Concerns. Nursing is a stressful job. It is a labor of love. As substance abuse counselors and addiction coaching professionals what else can we do to help them?

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July 18, 4:47 PM
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Opioid Addiction Treatment Clinic reports increase in successful treatments

Opioid Addiction Treatment Clinic reports increase in successful treatments | Substance Abuse | Scoop.it
Statistics vary from state to state, but the rate of success for people who complete treatment for drug abuse disorder is typically about 75%.
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Opioid Addiction Treatment Clinic reports increase in successful treatments. It's always good to read about successful Substance Abuse treatments. What addiction coaching success stories would you like to share?

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July 17, 11:06 AM
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A Psychiatrist Breaks Down the Top 5 Myths About Addiction

A Psychiatrist Breaks Down the Top 5 Myths About Addiction | Substance Abuse | Scoop.it
Author Elias Dakwar shares 5 key insights from his new book, The Captive Imagination: Addiction, Reality, and Our Search for Meaning.
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A Psychiatrist Breaks Down the Top 5 Myths About Addiction

 

A look at addiction myths

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July 16, 2:03 PM
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The Addiction Crisis: Science Charts A Path Forward | Health Affairs

The Addiction Crisis: Science Charts A Path Forward | Health Affairs | Substance Abuse | Scoop.it
By deepening our understanding of how drugs act at the genetic, molecular, physiological, and brain-circuit levels, we can develop more targeted and effective treatments for addiction and other neuropsychiatric disorders.
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The Addiction Crisis: Science Charts A Path Forward | Health Affairs

 

Facing addiction

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July 10, 4:37 PM
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MedicalResearch.com | The Benefits of Intensive Outpatient Programs for Addiction Recovery

MedicalResearch.com | The Benefits of Intensive Outpatient Programs for Addiction Recovery | Substance Abuse | Scoop.it
Intensive Outpatient Programs offer a balanced and practical approach to addiction recovery, combining professional treatment with the flexibility to live at home and maintain daily responsibilities.
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MedicalResearch.com | The Benefits of Intensive Outpatient Programs for Addiction Recovery. What other substance abuse counseling programs do you like? Please share your Addiction Counseling advice. 

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Understanding substance abuse treatment

Understanding substance abuse treatment | Substance Abuse | Scoop.it
According to a report released by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) in 2023, data obtained in 2021 showed that 16.5% of people ages 12 and over living in the …
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Understanding substance abuse treatment. As addiction counselors it is always good to review sound techniques. Are there any substance abuse counseling techniques that you find effective?

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Overcome Addiction by Understanding the Brain, According to Harvard Graduate Dr. Brian Ackerman - WICZ

Overcome Addiction by Understanding the Brain, According to Harvard Graduate Dr. Brian Ackerman - WICZ | Substance Abuse | Scoop.it
Press ReleaseOvercome Addiction by Understanding the Brain, According to Harvard Graduate Dr. Brian AckermanMonday, July 1st 2024, 1:31 PM EDT"In order for us to function optimally, we need our brain to function optimally."Providence, RI, USA - July 1, 2024 - Mindfulness is the idea that we can...
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Overcome Addiction by Understanding the Brain, According to Harvard Graduate Dr. Brian Ackerman. If you're interested in becoming a substance abuse counselor then you should visit our Online Substance Abuse Practitioner program here - https://aihcp.net/substance-abuse-practitioner-certification/ 

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July 1, 4:55 PM
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Supporting A Loved One Through Recovery - News

News - Supporting A Loved One Through Recovery - Chances are you probably know someone who has been affected by addiction.
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Supporting A Loved One Through Recovery. Addiction is a vice that can strike anyone including our loved ones. Learn about Substance Abuse recovery and how to be an addiction counselor with our online substance abuse program - https://aihcp.net/substance-abuse-practitioner-ce-course-program/ 

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June 27, 4:56 PM
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Addiction and Substance Abuse in Marriage (Marriage Unhindered)

Addiction and Substance Abuse in Marriage (Marriage Unhindered) | Substance Abuse | Scoop.it
https://omny.fm/shows/the-best-of-the-week/addiction-and-substance-abuse-in-marriage-marriage Substance abuse and addiction can creep into a marriage and unleash hurt, anger, and shame. What can you do?  Doug Hinderer teams up with his therapist daughter Monica Hinderer, to explore how to handle this issue with grace, empathy, and faith, aligned with Catholic teachings. 🕊️ Listen to the entire hour here!  🌟 'Life is Messy, Marriage is Messy' 🌟 Doug kicks off by reminding you that life—and marriage—can be messy. But that’s okay! Embracing the messiness can lead to growth and deeper love. We start each episode under the protection of Our Blessed Mother, Undoer of Knots, praying
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Addiction and Substance Abuse in Marriage (Marriage Unhindered). What advice do you give married couples dealing with addiction? Any special substance abuse counseling techniques?

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ADHD and Substance Use

ADHD and Substance Use | ADHD's potential link to substance use disorder is a significant concern for those diagnosed with it
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ADHD and Substance Use. Have any of the substance abuse coaches on our groups noticed this too? What experiences have you had with ADHD clients?

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June 19, 11:03 AM
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Somebody Dies of an Overdose Every Five Minutes. States Could Do Much More to Lower That Toll.

Somebody Dies of an Overdose Every Five Minutes. States Could Do Much More to Lower That Toll. | Substance Abuse | Scoop.it
Instead of indulging in the sugar high of tough-on-crime legislation, lawmakers should provide the treatment solutions that dramatically reduce deaths, especially in correctional settings.
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Somebody Dies of an Overdose Every Five Minutes. States Could Do Much More to Lower That Toll.

 

Sad article on the reality of overdoses

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Ask the Experts: Understanding substance use disorder and supporting recovery - Grosse Pointe News

Ask the Experts: Understanding substance use disorder and supporting recovery - Grosse Pointe News | Substance Abuse | Scoop.it
By John George, LMSW, CAADC Substance use disorder (SUD) is a complex illness affecting individuals from all walks of life. In my experience as a person in long-term recovery, a licensed master social worker (LMSW) and certified advanced alcohol and drug counselor (CAADC), I have witnessed firsthand the profound impact of SUD on individuals, families and communities. SUD is a […]
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Ask the Experts: Understanding substance use disorder and supporting recovery - Grosse Pointe News

 

Closer look at substance abuse and recovery

Please also review AIHCP's Substance Abuse Consulting Specialist Program

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