Many thanks to addictionblog.org for including Raising Healthy Children in an Alcoholic Home to their list of must reads for individuals and families in recovery! A list of 18 […]
Dr. Wood is interviewed on ADDICTION.COM about the reciprocal relationship between shame and substance use disorders. Read the article here: How to Stop Playing the Shame Game Read more […]
Post-acute withdrawal presents a significant challenge to many people for at least a year after they stop using alcohol and or other psychoactive substances. Knowing what to expect, and how to reduce the symptoms of PAWS can help individuals and families work together to make life far more manageable in early recovery.
A new study indicates that smoking status influences the rate and level of neurocognitive recovery among alcohol dependent patients.
“Raising Healthy Children…” provides clear and sensible guidance for adults who are trying to protect children from the harms caused by parental alcoholism–AddictionBlog.org
“The perception that mental illness and psychiatric symptomatology uniformly lead to aggression and violence is a major source of stigma for the severely mentally ill.” (Zhuo, Bradizza and Maisto, […]
“Denial is not an option” Andrew M. Cuomo, Governor of New York, June 18, 2013 1. There is much talk in the media of a heroin “epidemic”. Is the […]
Findings “published in the Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment by researchers from Oregon State University and other institutions, offer support for a wider use of medications that may help reduce or prevent substance abuse […]
NIDA Report on Marijuana Says that Potential for Addiction and Other Adverse Impacts Underestimated: Teens Especially at Risk
Science Daily reports that an article published on June 5 in the New England Journal of Medicine and authored by scientists from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), “describes the science establishing that […]
(Caution: Spoilers ahead) Well, the production crew on Nurse Jackie isn’t taking any prisoners this season, that’s for sure. This is as realistic (and thus harrowing) a depiction of the familial ravages of […]