Why Some People are Saying Naltrexone Can Stop The Opioid Crisis

Naltrexone is a medicine designed to assist people who are struggling with drug or alcohol addiction in their detox and rehab recovery. Specifically, this medicine is designed to be especially useful for those who are suffering from an addiction to an opioid or to alcohol. Indeed, alcohol and opioid addicts are substantially more likely to…

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Contingency Management Therapy (CMT), Is The Expense Worth The Results?

Contingency management behavioral therapy is an attractive behavioral therapy option in many different ways, however some therapists and facilities have said that it is far too complicated logistically to be a very useful form of addiction treatment. Contingency management therapy is a process designed around a kind of reward system that usually involves both negative…

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The Four Stages of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy for Addiction Recovery

Dr. Marsha Linehan was an adjunct professor of psychology and psychiatry at the University of Washington, Seattle campus when she first developed dialectical behavioral therapy.  Linehan received a lifetime achievement award for literally writing the book on dialectical behavioral therapy. In the book Linehan lays out the dialectical behavioral therapy that she developed. She designed…

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