HARM REDUCTION Harm reduction is a set of practical strategies and ideas aimed at reducing negative consequences associated with drug use. The defining features are the focus on the prevention of harm, ...

Stages of Change

20 May, 2016
1 PRECONTEMPLATION STAGE “IT ISN’T THAT WE CAN’T SEE THE SOLUTION. IT IS THAT WE CAN’T SEE THE PROBLEM” Precontemplators usually show up in therapy because of pressures from others… spouses, ...
Starting in June, 2016, the new California state law that raises the minimum age to buy tobacco to 21 from 18. And in August, 2016, the new ruling will prohibit sales ...
Take it from a doctor with years of experience in the emergency room. Dr. Joseph Freeman shares why you should talk to your children about binge drinking before it begins. Especially ...
We recently attended the annual Town Hall Meeting hosted by CADA (Council on Alcoholism & Drug Abuse). There was a panel of local experts that included an emergency room doctor, the ...
Addiction can ruin a child’s life, and it can also ruin the trust that is so necessary for a family unit to thrive. Many parents worry about their children experimenting with ...
Drug Awareness in Teens… There are some things that are painful to think about when it comes to our children. For many parents, sex and drugs are at the top of ...