Addiction: Purpose, Defined, and Approaches

Why is it important to treat addiction? It is important to treat addiction, whether drugs, alcohol or other additions such as eating disorders. Addiction shouldn’t address the mere use of or abuse of the subject at hand but rather the whole person. When treating substance abuse we want to look at the client’s history, environmentalContinue reading “Addiction: Purpose, Defined, and Approaches”

Life Skills and Addiction

Common Life Skills Missing from Addiction Clients in Counseling There are a variety of life skills that are of necessity required for combating addiction. Self-help, cognitive thinking, critical thinking, job preparedness, financial training, and relapse prevention are all of the equal weight in the addict’s road to recovery. Often more than not some or allContinue reading “Life Skills and Addiction”