The Value of the 12 Steps in Treatment Today

by Doug Tieman April 9, 2015Caron Chit Chat Blog We appreciate journalist Gabrielle Glaser’s continuing efforts to raise awareness about addiction, treatment, and recovery. We see that she is passionate about making a difference and want to recognize the importance of elevating the dialogue about addiction. However, we at Caron Treatment Centers respectfully disagree with…

How to Create Resilient Mindfulness

By Maya Shlanger, Psy.D. Often, the moments that you overcome adversity are the moments when you appreciate the gift that life offers us the most. When you are facing those less-than-enjoyable moments and dealing with great challenges, you may wonder: How hard will this hit me? How soon will I recover? And most important, how…

Online Support Groups not as Effective as Meetings

August 6, 2015Medical Press – Psychology & Psychiatry Despite the growing use of online support groups such as those on Facebook to help curb substance abuse, attending traditional face-to-face meetings may continue to be more effective for people trying to maintain sobriety, according to research presented at the American Psychological Association’s 123rd Annual Convention. “One…