Are We Having Fun Yet?: Helping Clients Navigate Sobriety and Recovery
The path to recovery is a journey of “fits and starts”, as clients work to maintain their sobriety while developing new coping skills.  A significant aspect of this path is the realization that recovery is not always a celebration.  In fact, the first part of the journey must always include grief. Read More>

Making the Connection: Adolescent and Adult Substance Abuse and Trauma
Trauma has been shown to adversely affect many of the neurobiological systems responsible for cognitive development and regulation of emotions and behavior. Read More>

Overview of Common Drugs of Abuse: Understanding Effects, Withdrawal and Treatment
All Clinical Social Workers, LCPCs and other mental health professionals must work with clients and family members that struggle with use and abuse of various substances. Many clinicians do not receive even basic information. Read More>