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Addressing the Realities of Rehab - Making an Informed Choice On his popular show, Last Week Tonight, John Oliver recently delivered a scathing report on the dangers on unaccredited and unregulated addiction treatment centres. Talking specifically about the landscape in America he cited the current situation where...

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder can develop after exposure to a frightening, overwhelming and traumatic event(s). PTSD symptoms (re-experiencing the event, avoidance, emotional numbing, and hyper-arousal) are common after traumatic experiences, especially interpersonal events (such as being the victim of sexual or physical violence), car accidents and disabling...

What are addictive disorders?  Are they indeed disorders? The nature of problematic psychoactive substance continues to be a matter for controversy among the public and politicians; even among health professionals there is little consensus.  Some have a view that repeated use of a substance (or gambling...

My Journey with South Pacific Private Marc Richardson, Psychologist, C&M Psych Solutions My journey with SPP began as an inpatient participating in the changes program in 1999. We were advised to read Facing Codependence (Pia Melody) prior to attending the program. Within the first ten pages of...