March 19, 2018

Break the Habit- New Approaches to Addictive Behaviors-Part 3

I was first introduced to the “Harm Reduction” approach to substance use in the 1990’s while working at the Center for Addictive Problems, the state’s largest […]
February 25, 2018

Break the Habit- New Approaches to Addictive Behaviors- Part 2

  In Part 1 of this blog on addictions I covered the subconscious aspect of addiction and cutting the ties to that aspect in order to […]
January 16, 2018
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Break the Habit- New Approaches to Addictive Behaviors- Part 1

Having been an addictions counselor over the past 30 years, I have learned that when treating addictions of all kinds- drug, alcohol, process (like gambling), there […]
September 23, 2014

National Addiction Recovery Month

Facts about Addiction Treatment for National Recovery Month National Recovery Month is a national observance sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) […]
April 10, 2013

How to Help Drug Addicts

Jeff Lucas, LCPC, CADC authored How to Help Drug Addicts in Positively Naperville. “Sadly, the subject of drug abuse—especially heroin—has been much in the news lately. […]