A qualitative study on the introduction of mindfulness based relapse prevention (MBRP) into a therapeutic community for substance abusers. ABSTRACT: Purpose: Research has shown mindfulness-based therapies to… Read more “Mindfulness Based Relapse Prevention”
With addiction a widespread and growing problem in our society, Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement could not be more timely or needed. It integrates the latest research on addiction, cognitive… Read more “Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement (Book Recommendation)”
Rolling Stones guitarist and admitted addict Keith Richards once said, “I’ve never had a problem with drugs. I’ve had problems with the police.” As bizarre as the joke may sound, having a sense of humor while in a difficult situation is actually good for you. In fact, there are both anecdotal and scientific data helps prove that some humor can actually be healthy during recovery.
Credits: Kristen Fischer Medically Reviewed by Peggy Pletcher, MS, RD, LD, CDE on May 2, 2016 About 16.6 million adults and almost 700,000 adolescents in the United States have an… Read more “The 16 Best Alcoholism Blogs of 2016”
Credits: Dr. Urschel and Enterhealth LLC (National Geographic Channel) Anyone who is in addiction recovery or seeking help for the first time should understand that alcohol and drug… Read more “10 Tips for Addiction Recovery”
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In my thirty years as a substance abuse counselor, the most frustrating thing I’ve observed, over and over, is that people…