(music enjoying) Elizabeth Epstein: Since 1989, I’ve just about been specializing in growing what we name cognitive behavioral therapies for alcohol use problems. My colleague, Barbara McCrady and I’ve been engaged on growing cognitive behavioral therapies particularly for
Gayle: What detox does, is it gets the drug out of your system so that you are not being influenced by a mood-altering medication any longer; but that’s not the issue. The problem is not really the alcoholic beverages, the problem is alcohol, or medicines, have been the solution.
My name is Pam, and I struggled with Alcohol for over three years. I got to a low point where I was faced with losing my family. Initially, when I was a social drinker and somewhat controlled, it was fun. You know, it’s a social lubricant, we had a great time, but as I got deeper
Jen: One of the things we’ve learned over time and through studies is that there are internal triggers that occur long before anyone picks up a drug or a drink. Debbie: Usually with someone who relapses a lot, it’s something inside, something you can’t get over or