Man talks to therapist about his opioid withdrawal symptoms

Dealing with Opioid Withdrawal Symptoms

It’s commendable that you are considering getting help for your opioid addiction. As you may or may not be aware, a little bit of danger lurks as you make the decision to stop using your drug of choice. The medical and addiction treatment professions call this danger opioid withdrawal symptoms. However, we don’t share this…

Therapist explains common DBT techniques to his clients

Common DBT Techniques

For decades, addiction treatment consisted of standard individual and group counseling programs. It was a rather simple approach to treatment, one that consistently led to high relapse rates. In the last ten years, we have seen the addiction treatment community move towards a more sophisticated approach to treatment. Therapists are now turning more towards evidence-based…

Woman struggles through the marijuana withdrawal timeline

The Marijuana Withdrawal Timeline

Marijuana is one of the most commonly abused substances in the United States. While marijuana is predominately viewed as a recreational drug, it can be addictive. The widespread availability of marijuana combined with its affordability makes it one of the most widely abused illicit substances. Although marijuana addiction does not result in withdrawal as severe…