Monthly Archives: December 2016

  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment
    December 28, 2016
    American Addictions: A Nationwide Problem Alcohol, tobacco, and illicit drugs cost more than $700 billion per year in America alone. Costs include crime, health care, and lost productivity – not to mention the long-reaching effect on the country. The National Survey on Drug Use and Health (gathered by the...
  • Meth and Heroin Are Growing Problems in Prescott and Across Arizona
    December 14, 2016
    The Drug Problems in Arizona Drug overdoses are killing Americans at an alarming rate. From 2000 to 2014, there were almost half a million deaths across the country. The rates have been climbing steadily since the 1990s, but 2014 showed a sharp upwards spike, increasing 14 percent in 12...
  • Emotional Transformation Therapy for Substance Abuse and Mental Health Issues
    December 7, 2016
    In the past, long-term talk therapy was the go-to treatment for those suffering with substance abuse and mental health issues. Many people benefit greatly from this kind of session, but since others are less responsive, new therapies (along with better insight) have changed the way that we treat certain...
  • Facts About Prescription Drug Abuse<br>in Arizona
    December 5, 2016
    Illicit drugs receive ample media attention, but prescription drug abuse has become a national crisis that has hit Arizona hard. Nationally, this epidemic has been brewing: a 2009 survey demonstrated that 7 million Americans had recently misused a prescription drug. Perhaps most astonishing is that this number means more...