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Category: Addiction & Recovery

Virtual Reality: Is Peer Support Tele-Health the future of recovery support?

Representatives Tony Cardenas (CA-29) and Paul Tonko (NY-20) introduced the Virtual Community Support Act last week. The act is aimed to strengthen community-based and peer support services virtually both during…
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Words Matter

The words we use can leave a long-lasting impression on someone.

Last but Not Least: Finally, Funding Support for Families!

A piece of legislation calling for funds to be provided for family-based support resources for those impacted by substance use disorder (SUD) is being introduced in the United States Senate…
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The Addiction Recovery Community Unites for National Change!

This week, 37 addiction recovery advocacy organizations sent out a letter urging Congress to establish a dedicated Center for Addiction Recovery at The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). This…
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Strengths Planning for Building Recovery Capital

Article originally appeared in Counselor Magazine, June 2018. Posted here with permission. For decades, addiction professionals have been providing screening and assessment instruments that evaluate problem severity, complexity, and chronicity,…
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Can Recovery-Friendly Communities Be Founded Upon Prevention?

Historically, prevention activities have been seen as the early off-ramp for potential addictive behavior. It has been seen as the circuit breaker to the development of addiction; the promise of…
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Peer Coaches and Sponsors

As treatment for addiction becomes more mainstream and acceptable to society, professionals, clients, and the public are facing an increasing variety of options for one-on-one support during and after treatment…
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Craving and Relapse Prevention

Part II By Bob Tyler, BA, LAADC-CA, SAP, ACRPS In part one of the series, we introduced the dangers associated with the craving cycle: obsession, compulsion, physical craving, and drug seeking…
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Craving and Relapse Prevention

Part I By Bob Tyler, BA, LAADC-CA, SAP, ACRPS Greetings!  Welcome to the Craving and Relapse Prevention series.  In a broad sense, most of what we do with our patients can…
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