Feature Articles

James Gagne, M.D. and Sonnee Weedn, Ph.D.

Addressing the Complexities of Chronic Pain

As a specialist in pain medicine since the 1970s (Dr. Gagne) and a clinical psychologist treating chemical dependency and ...
Monday, June 2, 2014/Author: James Gagne, M.D. and Sonnee Weedn, Ph.D./Number of views (605)/Comments (0)/
Categories: Recovery Stories
Naya Arbiter

Diet: A Manner of Living

One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light but by making the darkness conscious. ~C.G. Jung
Monday, June 2, 2014/Author: Naya Arbiter/Number of views (530)/Comments (0)/
Categories: Health & Wellbeing
Richard Fields, Ph.D.

What Blocks Compassion & Why We Benefit from Developing Compassion

Compassion and self-compassion are the new trend in psychotherapy, and help with healing, and a better way of living. It ...
Monday, June 2, 2014/Author: Richard Fields, Ph.D./Number of views (581)/Comments (0)/
Categories: Inspiration
Stephen Sideroff

Resilient Recovery: Importance of establishing self-regulation abilities within addiction treatment and recovery

I believe a common denominator underlying addiction is either the loss of or lack of ever establishing good physiological ...
Monday, April 7, 2014/Author: Stephen Sideroff/Number of views (1372)/Comments (0)/
Categories: Emotional Health
Hyla Cass M.D.

Successful IV Amino Acid Treatment for Addiction

After his second day in the intravenous treatment program, Jerry was surprised and delighted by his progress: “I ...
Monday, April 7, 2014/Author: Hyla Cass M.D./Number of views (711)/Comments (0)/

Articles Of Interest

Andrew Kessler

Entering A World of Pain(Killers)vvv

In 1986, the drug in the news was cocaine. It was portrayed as the drug of choice for the wealthy, jet-setting, ...
Monday, June 2, 2014/Author: Andrew Kessler/Number of views (602)/Comments (0)/
Categories: View from the Hill
Jamie Marich

Why Trauma Isn’t the Problem

The title of this article may shock you, especially when you realize that I am considered a trauma expert in many ...
Monday, June 2, 2014/Author: Jamie Marich/Number of views (616)/Comments (0)/
Thomas Peltz

Transference and Counter Transference in Addiction Treatment

In the offering of addiction treatment, this article presents one clinician’s method to reflect feelings and ...
Monday, June 2, 2014/Author: Thomas Peltz/Number of views (491)/Comments (0)/
Categories: Recovery
Josie and Jim Herndon

Letter from the Editors

“Summer afternoon, summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English ...
Monday, June 2, 2014/Author: Josie and Jim Herndon/Number of views (663)/Comments (0)/
Larry Smith

The Truth About Denial

I will break my lifelong pattern of secrecy and silence. I will blow the whistle on denial. The denial network in many ...
Monday, April 7, 2014/Author: Larry Smith/Number of views (823)/Comments (0)/
Categories: Recovery

Featured Member Articles

Journey Malibu

Journey Malibu

When an experience moves you so completely and deeply –­ like getting sober – you usually want to figure out a way to help others have the same experience. Chris Loguidice found this ...
Monday, June 2, 2014/Author: Journey Malibu/Number of views (448)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
Solutions Treatment Center

Solutions Treatment Center

Fortunately, if you need intensive outpatient treatment aftercare for your substance abuse addiction, you have many choices throughout the nation. Unfortunately, if you need extended-care or a ...
Sunday, June 1, 2014/Author: Solutions Treatment Center/Number of views (445)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
Malibu Beach Recovery Centers

Malibu Beach Recovery Center®, Joan Borsten

If you search for residential drug and alcohol treatment in Malibu, Calif., you will find nearly two million results. Among the first listings, you will see Malibu Beach Recovery Centers® and ...
Monday, April 7, 2014/Author: Malibu Beach Recovery Centers/Number of views (916)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating

Book Club

Trauma Made Simple: Competencies in Assessment, Treatment and Working with Survivors
Trauma Made Simple: Competencies in ...
Jamie Marich PhD
Paperback - 232 pages
Dopamine For Dinner
Dopamine For Dinner
Joan Borsten, Yannick ...
Kindle Edition - pages
Being Sober: A Step-by-Step Guide to Getting To, Getting Through, and Living in Recovery
Being Sober: A Step-by-Step Guide to ...
Harry Haroutunian
Paperback - 256 pages
12 Hidden Rewards of Making Amends: Finding Forgiveness and Self-Respect by Working Steps 8-10
12 Hidden Rewards of Making Amends: Finding ...
Allen Berger Ph.D.
Paperback - 232 pages