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Cake is a MUST SEE for those who work with Addiction...here's why

Contrary to many reviews (Variety’s is here), Cake is not a movie about addiction. It’s a movie about managing real and severe pain. While the main protagonist, Claire Simmons, does abuse her Percosets and Oxys, from a treatment perspective, that abuse is merely symptomatic of her deeper issues. 404 more words

Addiction

FREE Download! 49 Tips & Insights for Understanding Addiction

FREE is GREAT! Download 49 Tips & Insights for Understanding Addiction for FREE!

Want more? If you are a counselor, therapist, or social worker in NM, if you post a review (favorable or unfavorable), i will give you six (6) free CEUs! 15 more words

Addiction

Download 49 Tips & Insights for Understanding Addiction for FREE today & tomorrow!!

FREE is GREAT! today and tomorrow, download 49 Tips & Insights for Understanding Addiction for FREE!

Want more? If you are a counselor, therapist, or social worker in NM, if you post a review (favorable or unfavorable), i will give you six (6) free CEUs! 15 more words

Addiction

Love an addict? you NEED to do this....

Anyone who loves an addict is all too familiar with the fear and anger that comes with helplessly watching the addict fall deeper and deeper into Addiction’s grasp. 401 more words

Writing

Insecure attachment affects emotion regulation in alcoholics?

I have blogged recently about how insecure attachment is linked to various addictive behaviours.

What is important is to establish a mechanism by which insecure attachment contributes to later addictive disorders. 863 more words

Emotional Processing Deficits

Using music is a far better option than using drugs

Since 2007, I have read several studies concluding that music should be used as an adjunctive component to substance abuse treatment.  There are two main reasons why: 530 more words

Addiction

Insecure attachment affects emotion regulation in alcoholics?

I have blogged recently about how insecure attachment is linked to various addictive behaviours.

What is important is to establish a mechanism by which insecure attachment contributes to later addictive disorders. 864 more words

Emotional Processing Deficits