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Screening Questions Help Primary Care Physicians Detect Substance Abuse

Primary care practitioners seldom encounter medical conditions they can’t identify. Backed by precise diagnostic tools such as X-ray machines, MRI scanners, computerized tomography and DNA testing, 21st century doctors, nurses and physician’s assistants are able to uncover a broad range of diseases, injuries, syndromes and conditions. But despite modern medicine’s many advances, detecting substance abuse…

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Reasons to Volunteer During Recovery

Volunteering is a wonderful way to support your recovery from addiction. After completing an intensive program of addiction treatment you may feel invigorated and ready to take on the world. It could also be that you feel lost and unsure what to do next. Many people find themselves without purpose post-rehab. For a long time…

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Get Back to Nature to Support Recovery

Being outside and enjoying nature have great restorative powers. You don’t have to take a weeks-long wilderness adventure to reap the benefits that the great outdoors offers. Simply spending time in a park or working in front of a window with a view of a green space can work wonders for your mind, lower stress…

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Noted Trauma Expert Joins Promises Austin Treatment Center

Licensed psychologist Stevie Stanford, PhD, joins Promises Austin addiction and mental health treatment center as clinical director. Austin, TX (PRWEB) Aug. 26, 2014 – Promises Austin addiction treatment center is proud to welcome licensed psychologist Stevie Stanford, PhD, as Clinical Director. In this role, she will help expand the center’s dedicated trauma treatment program. Stanford…

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