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Top 10 Behavioral Healthcare Conferences of 2019

The world of behavioral healthcare is complex, nuanced and ever-evolving. With new developments constantly emerging and conferences informing you of those developments, how do you know which ones are worth attending? Great news! We’ve narrowed the top ten behavioral health conferences to attend in 2019. (more…)

February 14th, 2019|Uncategorized
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    Top Reasons Why You Should Attend a Foundations Events Conference

Top Reasons Why You Should Attend a Foundations Events Conference

Being a lifelong learner is a valuable goal for any person, especially those in innovative professions. Continuing education in a field of interest or vocation keeps you updated on the latest trends and most pertinent research and helps you stay connected within the industry for personal and professional growth. (more…)

December 28th, 2018|Events

How to Get into Rehab in 24 Hours

Addictions do not get better without supportive help. Substance abuse and substance dependence are serious issues that impact both health and emotional wellbeing. If you or someone you love needs rehab care, we can connect you with treatment options and help you get there now. (more…)

October 30th, 2018|Treatment

Gaming Addiction

Video games are among the most profitable and widespread forms of entertainment worldwide. Most games offer an escape from reality and allow players to experience new and impossible experiences.

Newer games offer online interaction, and newer video games are a far cry from the games of the 1980s. Now games are richer through the talents of programmers, graphic designers, special effects professionals, and even their own musical scores. All of these additions could make gaming a very tempting escape from normal life. (more…)

October 25th, 2018|Addiction
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    How the Legalization of Marijuana Has Changed Drug Education

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How the Legalization of Marijuana Has Changed Drug Education

The legalization of marijuana in several states and the drug’s acceptance in much of the western world has changed the way the US school system is approaching drug education. While schools and anti-drug programs in the past tended to use scare tactics and harsh language around drugs and their side effects, program leaders are now incorporating more objective messaging around marijuana use among teenagers. (more…)

October 12th, 2018|Drug Abuse

Careers in Addiction Recovery: What You Need to Know

If you find yourself searching for the right career path or in need of a strong purpose in life, becoming part of the addiction-treatment community might be worth considering. Careers in the addiction recovery field are in great demand, often because the rate of turnover can be high. (more…)

October 6th, 2018|Recovery
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    Depression Outpatient Programs: Value, Success Rates and Flexibility

Depression Outpatient Programs: Value, Success Rates and Flexibility

For the more than 17 million Americans living with depression, outpatient depression treatment may be the farthest thing from their minds. Many don’t believe that theirs is a problem that would be improved by treatment, and those who know that their depression is hurting their lives don’t know where to go to receive help. (more…)

July 30th, 2018|Treatment
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    Interventions With Heart: Tough Love May Save Your Child’s Life

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Interventions With Heart: Tough Love May Save Your Child’s Life

In an ideal family, parents provide their children with unconditional and consistent care and love. The hope is that parents accept their children just as they are, and provide those children with a safe place to land if they make mistakes. The door is always open to the child, no matter what that child may do. (more…)

July 30th, 2018|Intervention

The Therapeutic Benefits of Humor in Addiction Counseling

By Mark Sanders, LCSW, CADC

When Norman Cousins suffered from a debilitating illness of his immune system, doctors predicted that he would not be alive very long. In physical pain every waking moment, Cousins checked himself out (more…)

July 3rd, 2018|Addiction

Outpatient PTSD Treatment

Traumatic events happen every day. For some people, time is enough to heal the fears and emotional upset caused by either experiencing or witnessing trauma, but for others, months and even years pass and they are still haunted by the incident. When this is accompanied by aggressive and disruptive mental health symptoms, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may be the issue and treatment may be necessary. (more…)

May 2nd, 2018|Treatment