Addiction is a deep-rooted disease. Drug and alcohol addicts suffer from more than just the effects of substance abuse. Their issues are psychological, usually resulting from a mental disorder or even from an event in their past. This is why addicts need professional psychological help during the recovery process. Addiction counselors aid an addict in… Continue Reading The Role of Addiction Counselors in Recovery
As nearly 25 million people are dealing with serious addiction issues, the variety of addictive substances and behaviors have different characteristics. When looking for the symptoms of alcoholism, you need to monitor a variety of ways that alcoholism can affect the life of the person you’re counseling. As a counselor, you’ll find patterns of behavior… Continue Reading What are the Signs and Symptoms of Alcoholism?
ICC United in Recovery Join us for this special event: Meet with instructors Food and music Raffle and Prizes Exhibitor tables with employers Instructors, Alumni, Clients, and all family members are welcome
STOP OPIOID DEATHS! Opioid Crisis Summit U.S. HAS AN OPIOID CRISIS! Everyone invited to Western States Opioid Summit in Anahiem, California Sept. 19-21. To register or for more info go to OpioidSummit.us or call Kelsey toll free (877) 507-6242 ext. 239 (National Ad Campaign pd for by Social Model Recovery Systems and the California Consortium… Continue Reading Western States Opioid Summit
There’s no denying that there’s an opioid epidemic in the United States. It all intensified in the 1990s when pharmaceutical companies started reassuring the medical community that patients would not become addicted to opioid pain relievers. Soon, healthcare providers began to prescribe opioids at greater rates. And it wasn’t long before this increased use of opioids led… Continue Reading Opioids Abuse: Signs of Opioid Addiction and the Route to Recovery