Research shows that stigmatization predicts substance dependence

According to a 2014 study published in the Canadian Journal of Psychology, stigmatization is the key predictor of substance dependence.

New evidence that AA can be a resource for Recovery

While I can understand the criticisms of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and other 12-step programs, a recent study that I stumbled

HB 55 2016 seeks to create HATE against the LGBT community. Find out why…

Over the last several years, I have watched how various “religions” have had a big hand in destroying people’s lives. 

More evidence that 'Shrooms may be useful against Addiction

I’ve been spending some time researching the viability of psilocybin (the active ingredient in “magic mushrooms” as a safe pharmacological

Can Psychological Empowerment improve Substance Use Disorder Treatment Outcomes?

In my clinical experience, people afflicted with substance use disorders enter treatment with rather low expectations for their treatment. It

Set and Setting are crucial in using substances

In order to better understand substance use/abuse, there are two (2) concepts that are far too under-discussed: 1) set; and,

Recovery from Addiction requires forward motion

When I photograph something, it’s usually because of the movement I’m trying to capture. There’s always movement in life, whether