The Connection Between Domestic Violence and Addiction

The Connection Between Domestic Violence and Addiction

While it may not be too surprising to find that there is a correlation between DUI (driving under the influence) and addiction, it is worth noting that a similar relationship also exists between addiction and domestic violence. When someone is struggling with an...
Treating Addiction with Medication

Treating Addiction with Medication

By CCI Team The process of treating addiction is not easy, and while psychotherapy is an important part of the process in order to explore the roots of the issue, medication is also often involved. Science Daily recently posted a release regarding the Washington State...
Is Psychiatry a Religion?

Is Psychiatry a Religion?

By CCI Team,   According to Merriam-Webster.com, religion is defined as: a) the service and worship of God of the supernatural, b) commitment or devotion to religious faith or observance a personal set or institutionalized system of religious attitudes, beliefs...
A Different Perspective on Addiction

A Different Perspective on Addiction

By CCI Team Even without going into the science of addiction, I’ve found that many still have a hard time grasping the concept of a drug, alcohol, or substance related addiction, let alone society’s addiction to media. In conversation, many have responded to my face,...
Difficulties in Deprescribing

Difficulties in Deprescribing

By CCI Team As a developing counselor, I’ve considered the implications of deprescribing a patient, especially when I am coming from a “less experienced” background. More-so, this critical thinking has enabled me to study and prepare for encounters as such. If I am...