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What Are Your Treatment Options for Alcohol?

Fourteen million American adults drink too much, too often, too fast, and qualify for alcohol use disorders (AUDs). The issue of alcohol is a raised public health concern that has grown in recent years—alongside other substance use disorders (SUDs). It’s quite common to struggle with controlled drinking.  Treatment, however, works. Most people with AUD benefit … Learn More about What Are Your Treatment Options for Alcohol?

Why is Dual Diagnosis Important for Alcoholism Treatment?

It’s called a dual diagnosis or co-occurring disorder when you have alcoholism—or alcohol use disorder (AUD)—and a mental health struggle like anxiety or depression. Dealing with a mental health condition like addiction isn’t simple, and it becomes more complex when you add suffering from other issues. Substance abuse and mental health are deeply linked. Why … Learn More about Why is Dual Diagnosis Important for Alcoholism Treatment?

Defining Recovery—How Harm Reduction Can Change Abstinence-Only Thinking

What is “recovery”? As a policy reform advocate, I was fortunate to have an in-depth conversation with the Director of the new Office of Recovery branch of SAMHSA. This is a critical time to move forward and have policymakers and the public agree on what recovery means for millions upon millions—as the overdose death toll … Learn More about Defining Recovery—How Harm Reduction Can Change Abstinence-Only Thinking