Evidence Based Assessments

The purpose of the assessment is to determine whether an addiction is present, the extent of the addiction, and to assist in the development of a treatment plan (recommendations). Screening versus Assessment The purpose of screening is to determine whether an individual needs an assessment.  In the workplace an initial…

What Exactly Is a Functioning Alcoholic?

Drinking at social events is so normalized in our culture that we do not notice the signs of alcoholism until it is too late. “Functioning alcoholism” is a colloquial term often used to describe those who are secretly struggling with alcohol addiction, but outwardly appear to live normal, productive lives…

How to Cope with Coronavirus-Caused Mental Health Concerns

Today, it feels like everything has changed—it’s either been closed, postponed, or canceled. Some states have officially shut down. You’re working from home, while watching your kids (and trying to teach them). You haven’t seen or hugged your loved ones in weeks. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit.…