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Teens: Rise Above The Underlying Issues of Substance Abuse

Before and beyond substance abuse are many underlying issues that contribute to drug, alcohol, or even behavioral addiction, which further supports the view of addiction as a mental illness. These dysfunctional patterns are powerlessness, enabling, and co-dependency. These might be patterns that you grew up with. They might even be patterns that feel comfortable to…

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More on Motivational Interviewing: A Technique to End Teen Substance Abuse

If your child is attending therapy as a part of a teen substance abuse treatment plan, you might encounter a counseling technique called Motivational Interviewing. It’s a form of therapy that explores the level of ambivalence to change. And with this, your child’s readiness to make different choices.   This article explores Motivational Interviewing in…

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