Drug & Alcohol Addiction
What Is Drug And Alcohol Addiction
Drug and alcohol addiction refers to the long-term, pathological use and abuse of alcohol or drugs. An individual abusing drugs and/or alcohol has physical dependence on the substance, and will persists in using despite problems arising from their behavior.
Articles About Drug & Alcohol Addiction
The other day I read a wonderful article about novelty by Alane K. Daugherty, Ph.D., who sees the benefit of taking a novel approach to change. She asserts that when we seek newness whether it's taking a different route to work, changing old behaviors or looking at...
So here we are in a New Year and I am not sure exactly what I want to tackle. Looking back on 2022 I experienced a good many things, much that I enjoyed and am proud of. My team and I helped many families. We traveled near and far, touching the lives of others. I was...
I have! What a messy feeling. It just swirls and swirls and swirls around and you have a hard tie swallowing and getting it out. Have you ever felt stuck? Sometimes I have felt like I have. In fact, I also have felt like I just got caught on sticky paper and not sure...
This morning my thoughts turned to the royal family, as Netflix starting streaming Harry and Megan's controversial 2-part series. Like so many of the families that we work with, they are full of life, death, lust, infidelity, sibling rivalry, adultery, disappointment,...
With the holidays coming, an oft-overlooked population is aging adults. Sadly, drug and alcohol deaths are on the rise in older adults. Trauma, chronic pain, and isolation often play a part in an older adult's life. I was even invited to a Pot Party at age 72! Scams...
As a Clinician-Interventionist, I have the opportunity to work with high-weath clients. These individuals require bespoke concierge service . When I think of the wonderful places that I have and get to collaborate in the United States, JFlowers Heath Institute,...
Over the last two weeks, I have had a mind expanding time of it! First, off to New York, followed by London, and then on to Zurich. It's a small world we live in. Divorced, Beheaded, Died, Divorced, Beheaded, Survived In New York, I visited the sites, collaborated...
I have been asked lately to articulate exactly what we do at All About Interventions (AAI) and at Youth Prevention Mentors (YPM ). We are organizations designed to help build successful individuals and families. We help you transition through all stages of life and...
Last week, the city of Los Angeles issue an alert about recent Fentanyl overdoses. We wanted to make you aware of this important health alert from the Los Angeles Department of Public Health. We encourage you to take a moment to review the alert. Health Alert:...
While traveling home from the American Pharmaceutics meeting, I stopped to think about how I made folks laugh during my presentation. Humor served to break the ice and make folks more relaxed, so the ongoing discussions were full and the participants felt safe and...
Additional Resources On Addiction
The Addictive Personality
Under the Influence
Milam & K. Ketcham
My Wooky Book
Moments of Clarity
Christopher Crawford Kennedy
Falling Up: A Memoir of Renewal
Learn To Thrive
Does The Noise in My Head Bother You?
How to Break Your Addiction to a Person
Howard M. Halpern
One Day at a Time in Al-Anon
Living With an Alcoholic
The Parallel Process
The Alcoholic Family in Recovery
Stephanie Brown PhD
Stephanie Brown PhD