Despite the positive steps that our society has taken regarding the discussion of mental health and substance use disorders, they continue to be misunderstood and stigmatized. There are many reasons for this but one is related to the language that has long been used to describe behavioral health – mental illness and addiction – and those whom it affects.
Congratulations to Deborah Siderias, LCSW, for earning her CAADC certification
Sajeda Bhallo, MS, CADC, CPRP, one of the therapists working in New Vitae Wellness and Recovery's addiction support services, offers thoughts on the challenges associated with drinking for Alcohol Awareness Month.
Pam DeHart, MA, LPC, and CAC writes about the challenges families can face as a result of addiction
Suboxone is one option that can be utilized to achieve recovery from addiction