Step one

Step one. "Admitted we powerless over alcohol and our lives had become unmanageable". These words occur to me today; not about alcohol, but about the many curve balls life has hurled my way since I last blogged. Like many Americans, I honestly believed the dream of prosperity would never end. Read More...

Psychopharmacology for the Dually-Diagnosed Course

The new addictions course available on-line at PAHA is "Psychopharmacology for the Dually-Diagnosed". This is an 6-hour course that is available at our on-line training center anytime at http://substanceabusecounselortraining.com which covers the topic of Psychopharmacology for the Dually-Diagnosed Read More...

Health vs. Disease: the medical consequences of substance use

Substances of abuse are directly related to profound long term and short term medical consequences. Competent, caring and knowledgeable treatment of substance use disorders can greatly improve overall health of individuals and communities. Substance use screenings and treatment should be part and Read More...

Personality Disorders and Eating Disorders

The course that is being presented this week in our face-to-face Substance Abuse Counselor Training at PAHA is part of our DSM-IV TR for the Addictions Professional Series: "Personality Disorders and Eating Disorders". This is a 6-hour course that is also available at our on-line training center Read More...

Aging and Disorders of the Elderly

The course that is being presented this week in our face-to-face Substance Abuse Counselor Training at PAHA is part of our DSM-IV TR for the Addictions Professional Series: "Aging and Disorders of the Elderly". This is a 6-hour course that is also available at our on-line training center anytime at Read More...