When Prescription Drug And Heroin Addiction Hits Close To Home In The Bay Area

With the recent news that Prince’s death was due to the prescription painkiller Fentanyl, increasing light is being shed on America’s growing epidemic of prescription painkiller and heroin addiction. Individuals from all walks of life are becoming addicted to these powerful drugs and even suffering from lethal overdoses. Just how widespread is the problem with…

What Is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy?

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is treatment modality offered within most professional addiction treatment programs. As a research-based treatment, CBT is both problem-focused and goal-oriented to help recovering addicts change harmful thought patterns. Understanding CBT How is CBT effective? One of the most common traits in alcoholics and drug addicts is destructive thinking or thought patterns.…