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The Top 10 Benefits of Outpatient Alcohol and Substance Use Treatment: Regaining Control and Healing

By: Dr. Joseph O’Leary Outpatient treatment has become an increasingly popular option for individuals seeking to overcome alcohol and substance use disorders. This form of…

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The Five Traits of a Strong Addiction Counselor

Addiction counselors have a demanding career that has no “regular hours” or “typical days”.  In fact, being an addiction counselor requires certain professional skills and…

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Substance Abuse Treatment: The Key Principles

Substance abuse is serious, and most people understand that. However, before treating substance abuse, a few principles must be understood as the client’s family and…

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Outpatient Drug Rehab vs. Inpatient Treatment

Drug and alcohol rehabilitation programs were developed to meet the immediate needs of the substance abuser. Lodging Homes and Homes for the Fallen, known as…

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Substance Abuse: What is “Whole Person, Whole Life Treatment”?

There are many ways to treat substance abuse. In fact, there are probably as many different treatments as there are substances. Some substance abuse treatments…

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Interview: Alfreda Patterson, Substance Abuse Counselor

Ms. Alfreda Patterson is a Substance Abuse Counselor at the Concerted Care Group in Baltimore, Maryland. She began working at CCG in 2015. Her personal…

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