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Author Archives: Louise Savoie

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Effective Coping Skills and Strategies for Addiction

As you’re working your way through your substance abuse treatment plan, you may grow familiar with the triggers that cause you to lapse from recovery. Here we’ll discuss some basic coping mechanisms to help patients stay focused on the...

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On Substance Abuse and Mental Illness

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (2020), many individuals who develop substance use disorders are also diagnosed with mental problems and vice versa. For instance, alcoholism and depression are strongly related. Any substance...

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How Can Case Management Promote Recovery?

Substance abuse treatment is often connected to therapy sessions, for the client themselves and their family members. Yet another service is important in promoting sobriety is case management. How can it help substance abuse victims? Figure...

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Family Counseling in Substance Abuse Rehabilitation

Substance abuse is not only harmful to the individual, but it also greatly affects their loved ones. It is no secret that people who are undergoing substance abuse treatment need all the support that they need to strengthen their commitment to...

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Factors That Aggravate an Addiction

Robin Williams said in a TV special that an alcoholic is someone who will violate his standards quicker than he can lower them. It’s a poignant observation from someone who underwent substance abuse treatment. A creative way to get people...

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Addiction Isn’t a “Disease”

Addiction, like alcoholism and other forms of addiction, is not a disease nor should it be treated like them. According to Stanton Peele, Ph.D. et al., in The Truth About Addiction and Recovery (1992), the disease-paradigm proves more...

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