Sleeping: Substance Abuse and COVID

Sleeping: Substance Abuse and COVID

During this year of lockdown, schedules have been drastically altered. Here’s how COVID and substance abuse have been impacting our sleep as a result.

Renewed Hope After COVID-19 & A Year Of Trauma

Renewed Hope After COVID-19 & A Year Of Trauma

Remembering What Life Was Like Before It’s hard to believe it’s March and just a year ago I was hopping around the country just like the rest of you . I remember March so clearly like a childhood trauma stamped upon my forehead. I was privileged to present...
Fear of Flying

Fear of Flying

Those of you who work in the behavioral health care field know that when a person decides to go to treatment, whether by invitation or by other circumstances, there is usually a big gulp and an essential fear of going (i.e. a “fear of flying”) about...
Bits and Pieces – Patience, Anxiety, and Gratitude

Bits and Pieces – Patience, Anxiety, and Gratitude

As the New Year Begins and we wait for the Vaccine and for life to reopen, we must take a look at how we are able to be patient. My friend and colleague, Susan Berlin, who you may know as the talented Washington DC therapist and the founder of Capital Networking...
When Too Much Is Not Enough – The  Death of Tony Hsieh

When Too Much Is Not Enough – The Death of Tony Hsieh

The tragic death of Zappos founder who aimed to Deliver us Happiness, Tony Hsieh is alas just another example of how wealth and power does not preclude others from being surrounded by folks who feed one’s addiction in exchange for goods and services. As Forbes...
How Addiction Recovery Changes Intimate Relationships

How Addiction Recovery Changes Intimate Relationships

Being in recovery from alcohol or other drugs does not guarantee that you and your husband, wife, partner, son or daughter will not face issues in your relationship. Couples often come to us seeking help because everything else they have tried has not worked. It can...
Addiction: Covid-19 & Relapse

Addiction: Covid-19 & Relapse

Covid-19 has brought a new set of parameters to us. With Self-isolation, no in-person support networks, living, working – being furloughed etc. For the most part living in the same closed quarters that come with social distancing, it is no wonder that one may relapse...
What Is Care Management in Addiction Treatment?

What Is Care Management in Addiction Treatment?

I thought long and hard about how we offer services to the families we serve. We take pride in going the extra mile with are clients in providing Care Management services. In addition to Intervention and Safe Escort Services, here are some of the other services of we...