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Alcoholism and Drug Addiction – Several Hundred Years

Alcohol and Drug addictions have been around for a long time.  In the United States, treatment methods have evolved greatly over the last few hundred years.  Do you want to learn a little about what has taken place -- then read on. But note: this is not a history lesson -- it's a brief chronology … Continue reading Alcoholism and Drug Addiction – Several Hundred Years

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Addiction and Alcoholism Treatment — several types of treatment settings are available to match any lifestyle

So, you have made a decision to receive help for your alcohol or drug problem and you have a way to pay for it. Great. Now, you are wondering what are my options. Good news — you have many different choices.

Reference Help Lines and Websites

SAMHSA’s National Helpline Call 1-800-662-HELP (4357)Free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment referral and information service. This service provides referrals to local treatment facilities, support groups, and community-based organizations. National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 800-273-8255 Alcoholics Anonymous: 212-870-3400 http://www.aa.org provides information and meetings to those who suffer from alcoholism. Al-Anon Family Group: 888-4AL-ANON or 888-425-2666 http://www.al-anonalateen.org provide information and … Continue reading Reference Help Lines and Websites

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The Layperson’s Guide to Counselor Ethics: What You Should Know About the Ethical Practice of Professional Counselors

The following will highlight some of these practices and procedures that you should expect from your professional counselor.