Lasagna Bolognese with Kale and Spinach

Our lovely chef, Sarah, and her kitchen staff have served up another delicious recipe for us to try! Lasagna Bolognese with Kale and Spinach. Serves 8 Ingredients: Sauce: 1/4 cup olive oil 3 oz of pancetta, finely diced 1 onion

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4 Tips for a Fun and Alcohol-free Memorial Day Weekend!

Alcohol at summer events can be unavoidable, so here are some tips to enjoy the sunshine, without compromising your goals.

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Client Relations at Its Finest

We asked our very own Nikki Wiedlund to provide a glimpse into her role as Client Relations Manager. Clearly, her skills are a display of client relations management at its finest!

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Ethics and Boundaries in Addiction Treatment

Residential addiction treatment can be vulnerable to boundary crossing between resident and professional. Dr. Horvath discusses ways in which to minimize the possibility of blurred lines.

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Coping With Disaster

Addiction recovery can be particularly difficult during disaster. Here, Dr. Horvath discusses six points to help you cope whether you’re in recovery or not.

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Toward Better Theories of Addiction and Recovery

What are the primary “facts” or findings about addiction and recovery, of which any theory of them, and any approach to treatment and recovery, would need to take into account?

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Confidentiality and Addiction Treatment

Confidentiality is of major importance in addiction treatment. Our clients need to know that what they tell us, and even their presence in our services, is a secret. We act in a number of ways to protect your confidentiality, some

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Believing Addiction is a Disease May Be Bad for Your Recovery

How could believing addiction is a disease be bad? There are now several studies suggesting that individuals who believe their behavioral problems (either addiction or mental health) are a disease may have more trouble recovering from them. The most recent

A Review of “Brainwashed: The Seductive Appeal of Mindless Neuroscience”

Brainwashed: The Seductive Appeal of Mindless Neuroscience By Sally Satel and Scott D. Lillienfeld (New York: Basic, 2013) Review by Tom Horvath, Ph.D. The prominent authors of Brainwashed challenge the widely held view that neuroscience will soon dramatically improve human

Substance Abuse and Your Spouse

Here are 5 things Dr. Horvath recommends you consider when discussing substance abuse with your spouse: 1. Take time to notice what is going well in your relationship, and talk about it. Express thanks for what is working. 2. Begin