The addictive personality is often talked of as if it is a diagnostic tool--like noticing certain personality traits early on in an individual’s life may indicate an inclination towards alcoholism and abuse. This isn’t the case, however. The addictive personality is a popular term given to a … [Read more...] about Personality Traits and Addictive Behavior
The coronavirus pandemic has led to more than just stockpiling food and toilet paper. In the United States, as social distancing measures have taken hold, alcohol sales have jumped 55% overall, with a 243% increase in online purchases. Some of the spikes in sales of wine, pre-mixed cocktails, and … [Read more...] about Drinking too much during the coronavirus pandemic?
We offer ONLINE help for substance abuse and other mental health problems using a secure telehealth video platform that can be accessed remotely from anywhere using a computer, tablet, or phone. Our online services include evaluation, individual sessions, and group sessions. All online sessions are … [Read more...] about Teletherapy for substance abuse: Online evaluation, individual sessions, group sessions
Want to cut down on your drinking rather than stop completely? If you're concerned about your drinking and want to cut down rather than stop completely, harm reduction may be a good option for you. Harm reduction is based on the premise that any steps taken to reduce or eliminate the harmful … [Read more...] about Harm Reduction and Moderate Drinking
Dr. Washton published an article on PsychologyEverywhere.com, discussing substance abuse among lawyers in New York. While practicing law in New York can be exciting, it is also very stressful and demanding. Given the workload, demands, and high stakes of the job, many young lawyers will use … [Read more...] about Substance Abuse Among Lawyers in New York
Executives and professionals have many personal strengths and skills they can bring to bear in their efforts to overcome problems with alcohol, opioids, cocaine, or other drugs. They are characteristically independent, resilient, determined, energetic, and skilled at handling crises. They can also … [Read more...] about How executives can use their skills to overcome addiction