What’s the opposite of addiction? Community. Things get deep this week as Elliott Driscoll, LCSW-C, and Katie McCabe, LCPC, discuss that idea and more that people face in their recovery.
Where do substance use and mental illness meet? What looks like mental illness but gets more complicated on closer inspection? Elliott Driscoll, LCSW-C, and Katie McCabe, LCPC, go back inside the mind to talk about how addiction can get wrapped up in a tangle of neurons. Because for as complicated as recovery is, it might’ve met its match next to the brain!
“I don’t have a problem.” Eh, if other people are calling it a problem… Check out the third installment in our Of Substance series to better identify what impact alcohol is having on your life. Elliott Driscoll, LCSW-C, and Katie McCabe, LCPC, talk about some tips, tricks, and stories they’ve heard to help you figure out: do I have a problem?
Make sure you’re taking care of yourself and your sobriety this holiday season. What does that mean? In Episode 2 of our new series, Of Substance, Elliott Driscoll, LCSW-C, and Katie McCabe, LCPC, break down some potential stressors, dangers, and bad influences you may come across at any holiday party . . . and what you can do to prevent a relapse.
October is National Bullying Prevention Month, so make sure you’re recognizing where bullying may be showing up in your life and the role it plays in your attitude around substance use. What are some healthier ways to cope? What’s the difference between peer pressure to drink and bullying that leads to drinking? Join Paris Bienert, LMSW, and Maria Karolenko, LCPC, to learn all about it!