Category: addiction recovery

Art Therapy for Addiction

While it’s no secret that therapies work when it comes to treating addiction, over the years we have learned more about alternative therapies that have also proven to be effective. More and more treatment centers have begun utilizing these alternative and experiential treatments and therapies such as yoga, meditation, and acupuncture. The list of alternative [...]
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A Brief Chat with Dr. Alok Madan

Dr. Alok Madan is a clinical health psychologist working in Houston, Texas. He holds a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the University of Alabama at Birmingham where he also earned a Master’s degree in Public Health and a Master’s of Arts degree in Psychology. Dr. Madan completed 2 fellowships at the Medical University of South [...]
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When is an Intervention necessary?

Interventions are something that every drug addict or alcoholic must have at some point. To understand when a professional, organized intervention is necessary one must understand what that means. Living life with active addiction creates various sorts of interventions to occur; whether it be by the cops, a significant other, a boss, or maybe even […]

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Dual Diagnosis: When Substance Use Disorders and Mental Illness Collide

Both substance use disorders and mental illnesses are serious health issues that impact millions of people in the United States.  Individually, substance use disorders, including addiction, and mental illness account for serious family, financial, educational and health problems.  Combined, they can be devastating. When someone is diagnosed with both a substance use disorder and a […]

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