CBT vs DBT

Addiction is a chronic disease that doesn’t discriminate. Anyone, regardless of age, race, or gender, can develop a substance abuse disorder. Addiction can impair your judgment, aggravate co-occurring and comorbid conditions, and damage your physical health. All psychoactive substances, even legal ones like alcohol, can cause a substance abuse disorder. Treatment centers use CBT and…

Should Families of Drug Addicts Try Financial Tough Love?

Mark Kerrigan, brother of American figure skater Nancy Kerrigan, has been accused of killing his father in an alcohol-induced rage. Kerrigan’s problems with addiction have been ongoing for years, and his parents even sued him for more than $100,000, reportedly to push him toward seeking treatment. John Quinones and Christine Brozyna of ABC.com explore this…