• Anxiety and Addiction
    Tuesday, October 15th, 2019

    Anxiety and Addiction

    Constant worry. Difficulty sleeping. Muscle tension. Troubling thoughts that don’t stop. Irrational beliefs that make every day a challenge. These are some of the telltale signs of anxiety. Anxiety...
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  • Topics in Treatment: Stress and Addiction
    Tuesday, October 8th, 2019

    Topics in Treatment: Stress and Addiction

    Early Stress and the Development of Substance Use Disorders Researchers are increasingly focused on studying the effects of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) on the development of crucial central nervous...
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  • Group Therapy in Addiction Treatment
    Monday, September 30th, 2019

    Group Therapy in Addiction Treatment

    Entering an alcohol and drug treatment program is a major step toward recovery and one that requires considerable courage. The thought of facing your demons and changing your life...
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  • The Mindful Path
    Friday, September 27th, 2019

    The Mindful Path

    By Cara Groom, Executive Director, Recovery Works in Mayfield, Kentucky, a detox and residential treatment center of Pinnacle Treatment Centers The Mindfulness Philosophy The mindfulness movement has its roots...
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  • Addiction and the Brain: Our Reward Circuit
    Wednesday, September 25th, 2019

    Addiction and the Brain: Our Reward Circuit

    Scientists have known for many years that the brain and substance misuse are closely linked. Thanks to advances in imaging and other technology, researchers are beginning to understand more...
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  • Fentanyl-Related Overdose Deaths on the Rise
    Thursday, September 19th, 2019

    Fentanyl-Related Overdose Deaths on the Rise

    The Center for Disease Controls and Prevention (CDC) reports that the rate of fentanyl-related overdose deaths dramatically increased in 2017. This increase is notable because 2018 saw the first...
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