In my work in the addiction field, I have become aware of many parents spending thousands of dollars to get their family life back. The past year has been the most significant in that I was executiv...
Young Adults and Addictions: Five Ways a Parent Can Support Their Child1.Of course, stop using whatever chemical has been the drug of choice.2.Get involved in a 12 recovery program as it is essential...
More so than in other counselling situation, in crisis counselling the social worker or counsellor has the obligation to apply a more directive approach in order to keep the client safe, move her away...
A crisis is a window of opportunity for spiritual growth. You don't need to be a social worker or counsellor to assist someone in need! Apply the 6 steps of crisis intervention and you are well on you...
Writing about the US becomes more like Alice in Wonderland everyday. Everything is topsy-turvy and nothing follows the usual laws of international relations any more. The world's greatest unipolar sup...
Seems in past few months it is difficult to read a newspaper or watch the news without hearing that a public figure - be it a famous athlete, film actor, or professional musician - has checked into a ...
One of the oldest and largest medical foundations in Santa Barbara County in California recently got their top two rheumatologists, their staff, representatives for the maker of one of the latest inje...
One tough dilemma for any parent is to know when to let children learn for themselves from the consequences of their own actions and when to intervene to teach them a lesson. This is sometimes ref...
"Where there is a will, there is a way." No wonder this might have been one of the basic proverbs you have come across right from your kindergarten's stage. But the wideness of the thought remains ins...
How many times have you come across such alcoholics who have promised not to touch alcohol again in life? The very next day when you meet the same person you will find him ready with his drink. In cas...