A recent $11 million jury verdict in California has found an L. Ron Hubbard-inspired rehabilitation center’s “negligence” to be a “substantial factor” in the death of a man who sought treatment at the facility. According to legal documents, John Cunningham became a “student” at Narconon Redwood Cliffs in 2015. His sister, Jan Cunningham, came across…


As Michigan’s opioid crisis deepens, treatment experts warn that proposed state regulatory changes could lead to widespread layoffs of substance abuse workers and even force some treatment centers to close. A public hearing is scheduled Wednesday (Oct. 17) in Lansing for comments on the proposed changes, with state officials saying new regulations are needed to…


Martin Hopkins is sitting peacefully in the pretty, sun-dappled courtyard garden of Bristol’s Chandos House addiction treatment center. He’s come a long way in six months. “I was on the streets in Plymouth. I was using heroin, crack, spice. I was trying to kill myself,” he says. The 41-year-old admits he was a one-man crime…


When a parent has a teen or teens suffering from substance abuse issues, they maybe not fully aware of the types of care available. There are many adolescent drug treatment options that you can find by contacting a substance abuse program in your area. Making contact with healthcare professionals who have experience with different curing…


Alcohol Rehabililtation Center in California that help people in California to quit alcoholism to save their life. Prevalence of alcoholism is increasing in California therefore more people are looking for Alcohol rehabilitation facilities in California. However, it is necessary that you look for reliable and experienced rehabilitation services in California for faster and effective results.…


 In line with the statistics of World Health Organization, Mental Depression is the major cause of disability in the world. The only FDA approved long term treatment option for major depression is vagus nerve stimulation. Depression and Diabetes It is the most common and widespread of all psychiatric disorders, and it takes a significant toll…


I had lots of good friends that they were addicted to drugs. Those drugs have caused major issues in their lives. All of those friends eventually hit bottom and decided that they needed to seek help to fix the problems they were having with drugs. Many of them knew that they needed to go into…


Do you know what sex addiction is? Is it easily treatable? In olden days, we can clearly say that many of the people wouldn’t have heard of sex addiction and even psychologists wouldn’t have known how to treat it. Even today it’s difficult to define whether or not a person has an addiction or is…


There is no basis why alternative methods such as self-hypnosis should not be used to deal with pain and bring about positive effects in the process of healing since healing and pain management are often indivisible. Pain management is a problem that contemporary medicine has struggled with for quite some time and often people only…


Counselor Competence in Treating LGBT Clients Counselors will encounter and provide treatment to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) clients in all treatment settings: residential, intensive outpatient, outpatient, crisis intervention, and the criminal justice system. The Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) published a Technical Assistance Publication (TAP) in 1998 titled Addiction Counseling Competencies: The…