Music Therapy for Addiction Recovery

Music Therapy for Addiction Recovery

Music therapy, simply defined, is the use of music to improve health or functional outcomes in people suffering from a disorder, disease, or illness of some kind.  It is a special type of therapy in which a music therapist uses a wide variety of the aspects of...
How Recovery Begins

How Recovery Begins

When things are dark, they are often very dark – especially when it comes to addiction.  It may be hard if not nearly impossible to see a light at the end of the tunnel, but it really is there.   Sadly, there many people suffering from dependence and...
Addiction Recovery Degrees

Addiction Recovery Degrees

Many people who are in recovery are drawn to a career in the addiction recovery field.  This is natural; of course someone who has seen that recovery is possible would want to help others recover as well.  This is a great field for people in recovery because...
Strategies to Keep Your Kids Drug Free

Strategies to Keep Your Kids Drug Free

You may think that no matter what you do, whether or not your child decides to us drugs or alcohol is completely out of your hands.  In your mind, kids will be kids, and they will do what they will do, and they are certainly not going to listen to their parents,...
Denver Supervised Injection Sites

Denver Supervised Injection Sites

In November, the Denver City Council approved a pilot supervised injection site for people suffering from opiate addiction.  It would be the first in the United States, but others have existed and do exist in places such as Spain, Luxembourg, the Netherlands,...