3 Lessons Learned Coping with A Loved One’s Addiction

Looking Back On The Trouble and TurmoilSeveral years ago we had two members of our family hit their respective bottoms ...
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Bouncing Forward

How Families Can Become More Resilient in the Face of Adversity Beginning in the early 1980’s researchers began studying individual ...
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8 Reasons You’ll Love Granite Mountain Behavioral

Typically in this blog, we try and bring our readers topics that will inform, educate, and inspire.  At the risk ...
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Harnessing a Family’s Motivation to Change

Much of the research into addiction shows that unresolved conflict within a family is a significant causal factor in the ...
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5 Brain Benefits Of Exercise

There are many amazing benefits to regular exercise.  Weight loss, cardiovascular health, a reduction in the risk of developing diabetes ...
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Five Stages of Change

The Transtheoretical Model of Change is currently the most complete picture we have in psychology to explain how and why ...
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3 Early Warning Signs of Active Addiction

Spotting the signs that your loved one could be using could help save their lives Addiction can be defined as ...
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Creating a Different Outcome

How Will It Be Different This Time Around?If you or a loved one has been through treatment for substance use ...
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7 Tactics to Discuss Treatment With a Loved One

It can often be challenging speaking to a loved one about their substance use. In the past, when we have ...
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Addiction in the Age of Brain Science

 Studying The Brain Functions In this talk Markus Heilig presents new findings in the science of addiction, as viewed ...
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Patient Brokers, Who’s Responsible and What Can be Done?: Part 1

By now I’m sure many if not all of you reading this are familiar with the terms “patient broker” or, ...
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A Promise Made, A Promise Kept

I spent a good portion of my day yesterday speaking to a potential new patient. She, very clearly, was nearing ...
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