High Functioning Alcoholics

High Functioning Alcoholics

How to identify and help them According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, alcoholism affects more than 16 million adults in America. Psychology Today reports that at least 20%… and as much as 90% of them can be considered high...
Experiential Therapy

Experiential Therapy

Experiential Therapy – What Role Does It Play in Recovery? Experiential therapy finds it roots in the works of Abraham Maslow, Carl Rogers, and Fritz Perls.  Humanistic in nature, it is not limited to a single “form”, but a number of different types of therapy...
Binge Drinking and Alcohol Poisoning

Binge Drinking and Alcohol Poisoning

How to detect and treat it Binge drinking is on the rise among our youth. Alcohol is considered far and away the most popular gateway drug leading to addiction. According to American Addiction Centers, two-thirds of alcohol users report that it was their first...
Exercise – The Secret Weapon to Recovery

Exercise – The Secret Weapon to Recovery

We recently came across an article written by our friends at Northstar Transitions that, based upon a recent study performed by the University of Buffalo, asked the question: Can exercise help prevent cocaine relapse? The study reports findings in mice that reveal...