treatment


Elizabeth Epstein – Cognitive Behavioral Treatments for Alcohol Dependent Women

(music playing) Elizabeth Epstein: Since 1989, I?ve pretty much been focusing on developing what we call cognitive behavioral treatments for alcohol use disorders. My colleague, Barbara McCrady and I have been working on developing cognitive behavioral treatments specifically read more


Dry vs Sober: Exploring the Dry Drunk Syndrome

Gayle: What detox does, is it gets the drug out of your system so that you?re not being influenced by a mood-altering drug any longer; but that?s not the problem. The problem is not really the alcohol, the problem is alcohol, or drugs, have been the solution. Jen: There?s read more


Pam’s Recovery Story: Family or Alcohol

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 read more


12 Steps: Triggers in Drug and Alcohol Recovery — Relapse Prevention

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 read more