Deal with an addict or alcoholic in a positive and healthy way. More on Community Reinforcement Approach and Family Training (CRAFT) and how to deal with an addict or alcoholic here.
Top 10 relapse prevention strategies. We review the most effective strategies for preventing relapse into drug, alcohol or behavioral addictions. Guest writer Henry Steinberger, Ph.D., the author of the SMART Recovery® Handbook, joins us here.
Looking for motivation to stop drinking? Here are four (4) practical tools for getting and staying motivated in alcohol recovery. Get and stay sober for good! More here.
ISO alcoholism support group options? We introduce five (5) reputable alternatives to 12 step meetings here. As always, we invite comments and feedback about alcoholism treatment alternatives at the end.
Looking to attend one of your first SMART Recovery® meetings? SMART Recovery Facilitator Patrick Garnett describes what happens during meetings here.
Drug addicts or alcoholics can find help and self treatment with SMART Recovery®. We cover the program basics talking with SMART Recovery President and licensed clinical psychologist Tom Horvath, Ph.D. here.
A.A. may not work for everyone. Here we present 5 options to 12 step groups and how to quit drinking alcohol outside of A.A.
Not too thrilled about mainstream addiction treatment options? Why not complete addiction treatment from home? Self-help groups like SMART Recovery® use psychotherapy techniques as alternative options to addiction treatment. Learn more about SMART Recovery and its recovery tools here.
Alcohol stay in your system and can be detected in urine up to 24 hours after you end a drinking session. More on how long alcohol is in your body, urine, breath, saliva and blood here.
What contingency management interventions are most common? And most effective? More about using vouchers, gift cards, and cash in drug addiction treatment to improve outcomes here.