Addictions

 

SAMHSA and Ad Council Launch New Ads to Offer Mental Health Services to Hurricane Survivors

August 29, 2006

Ads Coincide with One-Year Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), U.S. Department...

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Helping Children of Alcoholics / Substance Abusers

June 2, 2006

By Rick Hall, MSW, LCSW Introduction Who Are Children of Alcoholics / Children of Substance Abusers? Impact of Parental...

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SAMHSA Advisory — Updated Directory of Drug, Alcohol Abuse Treatment Programs Available

May 31, 2006

Introduction The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's (SAMHSA) updated guide to finding local substance abuse treatment...

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A Social Worker’s Perspective

May 2, 2006

By Katie Jay, MSW Introduction Rekindling the "Pleasure" of a Mood-Altering Activity Drinking in Secret Confronting the...

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Six Skills for Families and Significant Others Who Are Affected by Someone Who Abuses Substances

April 18, 2006

By Jan Ligon, PhD, LCSW   Introduction Skill #3: Solidify Your Position The Effect of Substance Abuse on Families Skill...

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Alcohol and Aging: Myths and Realities

April 13, 2006

By Stephanie Williams, MSW, LCSW, ACSW   Introduction Mr. Collins Seniors and Problem Drinking Mrs. Carlson How...

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Medication Options for Alcoholism

April 11, 2006

By Laura Buck, MSW, LCSW, CAC   Introduction ReVia Approved Medications Drawbacks to...

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Warning Signs of Gambling Addiction

January 20, 2006

By Mia Moran Cooper, MSW, LSW Introduction Problem gambling is gambling that causes problems in a person's life.  A person whose gambling is out...

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Quitting Tobacco: What to Anticipate

January 6, 2006

By Linda M. Guhe, MSW, LCSW Introduction It is never too late to stop using tobacco. Quitting tobacco has several benefits, including...

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Quitting Tobacco: What to Anticipate

January 3, 2006

By Linda M. Guhe, MSW, LCSW   Introduction It is never too late to stop using tobacco. Quitting tobacco has several benefits, including...

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