Substance Use Disorder – Treatment Options Expand

Buprenorphine has been restricted, with physicians able to treat only 100 patients for a year or more. The drug acts on the receptor targets of heroin and morphine but does not produce the same high or dangerous side effects, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. Rule changes permit wider implementation is

Detox Personality Disorder?

Detox Personality Disorder (our term) is an irrational state. It's "Ready-to-chew-yer-foot-off frustrated." The only thing crazier than being irrational? Is a rational person forcefully reasoning with a crazy person.

Numbness

Is my numbness and pitiless perception of the homeless addict emblematic of my own addiction to self-satisfaction? Is condemnation helpful? Does incarceration work? When treatment fails, what then?

Psychology?

Is Psychological counseling (addiction, marriage, whatever) in conflict with Christian Faith? Secular Psychological Counseling? The short answer is yes.  Follow this link to a site affirming this position. Psychiatric methods have crept ever more prominently into our culture.  Psychology is used to market cat food to us by appealing to tastes the owners would prefer for themselves.  Social … Continue reading Psychology?

Christian Rehab?

A Question from a Pastor  -- He's supporting a family with an alcoholic son. Where are the Christian Treatment facilities?  Are they affordable? I realized I didn't know all I might. Your suggestions most welcome. We're compiling a list for this site at this link. Our word of word of caution concerns the dichotomy of mixing Psychology … Continue reading Christian Rehab?

Pharmacology

"Nothing that affects us from the neck up" -- The Pacific Group of AA, Santa Monica California. Some years back it was a great pleasure and privilege to attend an AA meeting in Santa Monica, CA. The "Pacific Group" -- hundreds of simple folks peppered with wealthy and famous personalities. Everyone there to be sober … Continue reading Pharmacology

Psychiatry

Does Psychological counseling (addiction, marriage, whatever) conflict with Christian Faith? The short answer is yes. Follow this link to a site affirming this position. Psychiatric methods have crept ever more prominently into our culture. Psychology is used to market cat food to us by appealing to tastes the owners would prefer for themselves. Social Science … Continue reading Psychiatry