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Rebecca Flood

Women Find Success at Female-Only Addiction Treatment Programs

The statistics are striking. According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, an estimated 7.4 million women in the United States, ages 12 and older, are substance abusers who need help.

Thursday, December 10, 2009/Author: Rebecca Flood/Number of views (789)/Comments (0)/
Categories: Gender Specific
Kathy Willis

No Brain No Gain: The Impact of Multi-generational Trauma on the Addictive Brain

Thirty years ago, when I first started working in addiction treatment, the average patient was middle age, white, male, employed, with intact family and alcoholic.  At the time, about 15-20% were women, usually alcohol and/or Valium addiction.

Thursday, December 10, 2009/Author: Kathy Willis/Number of views (937)/Comments (0)/
Categories: Addiction Medicine

Addiction Treatment Gets Into Recovery Mode

It’s no secret or surprise that the economy is taking its toll on the addiction treatment business. It can be felt at recovery facilities everywhere. Some are shutting their doors after years of doing great business. 

Thursday, December 10, 2009/Author: Anonym/Number of views (773)/Comments (0)/
Categories: Addiction Medicine
John Herdman, Ph.D., LADC, ICADC

The Core Function of Reports and Record Keeping

As the author of Global Criteria: The 12 Core Functions of the Substance Abuse Counselor- Fifth Edition, I believe in keeping concepts about the core functions simple and easy to understand. You already know the 12 Core Functions. The function of Reports and Record Keeping is involved in all of the other eleven core functions.

Thursday, December 10, 2009/Author: John Herdman, Ph.D., LADC, ICADC/Number of views (1248)/Comments (0)/
Categories: Addiction Medicine
 Jane Velez-Mitchell

I Want My Experiences to Serve a Purpose

This is the story of my ch . . . ch . . . changes, which took me from insanity to clarity, from egocentricity to altruism, from alcoholism to activism.

Thursday, December 10, 2009/Author: Jane Velez-Mitchell/Number of views (796)/Comments (0)/

His House