Public Health

Addiction, Behavioral Health & Public Wellbeing

Let’s explore how addiction & behavioral health struggles impact our society & communities.

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How To Speak To Your Parent About Their Addiction Problem

Addiction affects loved ones differently, but it’s always a struggle to navigate any relationship with an alcoholic or addict. While teens struggling with alcoholism and drug abuse can be extremely difficult for parents, the situation becomes even trickier when the...

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Fox News 11 Interviews Dr Stanger About Opioid Addiction

Fox 11 News invites Dr. Louise Stanger to their show to discuss the opioid epidemic, strategies to combat it, and how to get help when it’s needed most.

Dr. Stanger is a licensed, professional interventionist who specializes in helping families develop strategies to deal with drug & alcohol addiction or mental health illnesses. Her invitational technique opens the door for hope for all involved in the process.

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Dr. Stanger Receives Service Award at Friendly House LA

I am feeling immense gratitude at present for the incredible honor of receiving the Excellence in Service Award from Peggy Albrecht Friendly House last month. I want to thank Friendly House and all the attendees at the 29th Annual Awards Luncheon. I also want to thank...

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5 Ways to Create Your Own Affirmations

This year I made a commitment to think and act abundantly with increased compassion and gratitude for myself and for everyone around me. To do so, I must be more mindful and present. I dusted off my rendition of Headspace (not sure how you dust off an app) and made a...

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Inspiring Change

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Discovery on 3rd Rock from the Sun

**Written By Roger Porter In the hit NBC series 3rd Rock from the Sun, a group of aliens pay humans a visit to learn about life on earth. Disguised as homosapiens, the leader of the alien ‘family’ is Dick Solomon, a haughty and bombastic university professor who falls...

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Recovery Plus – Collective Intervention Strategy

I am excited to share a preview of my latest book, The Definitive Guide to Addiction Interventions: A Collective Strategy, as shown in the September 2018 edition of Recovery Plus. As a clinician and interventionist, I work directly with families and their loved ones...

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Additional Resources

Mindfulness and the 12 Steps 
Therese Jacobs-Stewart

Mindfulness for Beginners
John Kabat Zinn PhD

Wherever You Go, There You Are
John Kabat Zinn PhD

The Road Less Traveled
Scott Peck

One Breath at a Time: Buddhism and the 12 Steps
Kevin Griffin

Porn Nation
Michael Leahy

Generation on Hold
James Cote