Surviving and Thriving After Trauma: An Interview With Michele Rosenthal

Michele Rosenthal has turned her personal experience with post-traumatic stress disorder into an extensive body of work, one that provides her insights into healing on almost every platform imaginable. The award-winning blogger — she founded HealMyPTSD.com — bestselling author, former faculty member of the Timberline Knolls Clinical Development Institute, and host of the radio program…

Top Apps for Addiction and Recovery

It seems there truly is an app for everything, including those designed just for people struggling with addiction. Whether you are trying to moderate your drinking, overcome a food addiction, avoid relapse in recovery or are even attempting to curb a smartphone addiction, there is an app for you. Research into how effective these apps…

How to Have a Sober St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day is supposed to be a holiday to celebrate the saint who, they say, drove the snakes from Ireland. It has long been a day of particularly rowdy celebration because the saint’s day is a break in the middle of Lenten fasting, a day when Irish Catholics are allowed to cut loose during…

Change

Lloyd Gordon, III, MD is the Medical Director at The Ranch Tennesse. I was somewhat discouraged with the recent article cited in the ASAM News called “Adjunctive Counseling During Brief and Extended Buprenorphine-Naloxon Treatment for Prescription Opioid Dependence” with the lead investigator being Roger D. Weiss, MD, of Boston University. The article described adjunctive counseling…