Jumping From Wall To Wall In Addiction Recovery

Jumping From Wall To Wall In Addiction Recovery

By Edie Weinstein One of my favorite parts of being a therapist who works with those in recovery is spontaneously designing exercises and interventions to metaphorically shine a light in the dark cave of addiction. Several years ago, a friend who does body psychotherapy asked a question that illumined my own sometimes shadowy thinking. I […]

Teens Need to Know That Marijuana Addiction is Real

Teens Need to Know That Marijuana Addiction is Real

For years proponents of legalized marijuana have claimed that, unlike other illicit drugs, marijuana is not addictive. The general thinking of medical experts is now swinging in the opposite direction, in favor of recognizing marijuana as addictive. Part of that change of mind has to do with research conducted in 2012 which showed that giving […]

Teens Recovering From Drug Addiction May Experience Strong Initial Cravings

Teens Recovering From Drug Addiction May Experience Strong Initial Cravings

Teens struggling with drug addiction may experience a variety of physical effects, as well as social consequences. Students may face difficulties as relationships deteriorate with teachers and parents as those disapproving of their choices make their opinions known. In addition, social circles can be significantly impacted as friends making different choices distance themselves from a […]