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Screening and Assessment in Addiction Treatment

  There are two familiar terms in the addiction treatment field – “screening”  and “assessment”. But do most people seeking treatment know the differences between these two processes? Or why screening and assessment are so important to the diagnosis and development of specific treatment recommendations? Screening, and assessment can also enhance positive recovery outcomes.   […]

Using Dreams as a Tool for Recovery

“Your vision will become clear only when you look inside your heart. Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens…” Carl Jung Did you ever wake up and try to sort out what you were dreaming about? Sometimes we wake up from a vivid dream and it takes a few moments to realize these moving […]

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How Can a Woman Leave Her Family to Come Into Treatment?

How can a woman leave her family to come into treatment? This is an emotionally loaded question, often asked by family members, friends and neighbors. And most especially, by the woman herself. While the answers to the question can be varied, they may also have many similarities.   Address Feelings With Respect… Women come into […]

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