Archive for February, 2012

Is Your Gambling A Problem?

Self-Help for Independence from Problem Gambling and Gambling Addiction By Rich Dowling, MA, LPC, MAC Are you finding yourself asking, “Why do I gamble so much? And how can I stop?” You are not alone. Compulsive gambling and pathological gambling are growing problems in the United States. Casinos, lotteries, and the availability of bookies are [...]

Self Control Strategies To Prevent Relapse

Exercising self control in addiction treatment Hank Robb, Ph.D. How can you exercise more self-control in addiction recovery? How can you implement strategies to prevent relapsing?  How can you resist cravings and overcome thoughts? We explore here and introduce you to methods taught in the SMART Recovery ® model . Let’s start by defining some [...]

It’s As Plain As The Nose On Your Face…Or Is It?

Online SMART Event: Is it True? or Is It Helpful? With Hank Robb, Ph.D. Saturday, March 10, 2012, 1pm est Download: Printable Flyer Though it often seems as though the most important question is: “Is it true?” we actually have choices about which questions we make the most important in our lives. For example, it [...]

How to Choose a Treatment Program

NIDA Releases New Guide for Those Seeking Treatment The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) has recently released a new guidebook to help those in need of treatment make the right decisions regarding their care.  The guide, “Seeking Drug Abuse Treatment: Know What to Ask”, provides evidence-based information on various types of treatment that are [...]

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