Blog Posts - Behavioral



The Benefits of Teen and Young Adult Wilderness Therapy Programs

Despite our best efforts, there are some teens and young adults who are just more susceptible to the negative influences among peers, what is on the Internet and on TV. There’s also the challenge of too much uncensored content on … Continue r...
by Horizon Family Solutions on Aug 4, 2016

Antisocial Personality Disorder Symptoms

By Steve Bressert, Ph.D. Antisocial personality disorder is a disorder that is characterized by a long-standing pattern of disregard for other people’s rights, often crossing the line and violating those rights. A person with antisocial personality...
by Horizon Family Solutions on Jul 25, 2016

Transitions Program: Aftercare

The Coyote Coast Transition Program supports teens and families in maximizing gains and continuing the momentum established in out-of-home treatment such as, wilderness therapy, rehabilitation programs, residential treatment and therapeutic boarding...
by Horizon Family Solutions on Jul 16, 2016

QUESTIONS ABOUT WORKING WITH AN EDUCATIONAL CONSULTANT

What is an educational consultant? An educational consultant is a professional who assists parents with their children, teens and / or young adults. Educational consultants are skilled in helping parents find addiction treatment programs, college pre...
by Horizon Family Solutions on Jun 30, 2016

By age 8, Caylee was diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity (ADHD) disorder.

After parenting their three biological sons, they figured they’d bring Caylee into the family fairly easily. They did realize that Caylee was different from other children at a very young age—she was a bit quirky and needed a lot of attention. &...
by Horizon Family Solutions on Jun 23, 2016

Are You Interested in an e-Book That Lists AAP Covered, Insurance Covered, Low Cost, Medicaid Covered, No Cost, Non-Profit, Residential Treatment Programs?

In 2007 I published a PDF File Book that covered the entire United States and listed residential treatment programs and schools that were AAP covered, covered by insurance, were low-cost, Medicaid covered, non-profits, and some were even no cost to &...
by Horizon Family Solutions on Jun 19, 2016

UNDERSTANDING INTERVENTION

Intervention derives from the Latin word intervenire, meaning “to interrupt or come between”. Although interventions are most commonly used in behavioral health as a way for families and loved ones to address alcohol/drug addictions and substance...
by Horizon Family Solutions on Jun 17, 2016

Behavioral Science Applied to Patient Care (Psychology – Human Mind and Behavior) (DPCA-02) July 2012 Question Paper

Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University Term End Examination July-2012 Course O Diploma in Patient Care Assistant (DPCA) Roll No. ____________________ Subject : Behavioral Science Applied to Patient Care (Psychology –Human Mind and Behavior) (DPCA-0...
by University Question Papers on Jun 16, 2016

Behavioral Healthcare Commission in Missouri

William N. Bernstein, AIA, a partner in the architectural firm Behavioral Healthcare Architecture Group, is pleased to announce a new commission for an inpatient behavioral healthcare facility in Missouri.This project is a Phase 2 of a behavioral hea...

Welcome Featured Guest~Marc Azoulay MA, LPCC, LAC

Hello Recovery Friends and New Ones,   “I am happy and honored to welcome Marc Azoulay to my recovery blog. He has written an article about recovery and healing. We happened to meet over on Twitter and seemed we both have a lot in common...

What operating system is installed in your brain?

By David Joel Miller. How is your brain programmed to handle life? Most of us like to think that we have a lot of free will, we can make choices.  Psychology tells us that many of those choices we think … Continue reading →...
by counseolrssoapbox on Apr 11, 2016

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Depression Help

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a type of talk therapy that helps a person become aware of negative, inaccurate thinking in order to become more equipped in dealing with challenging situations. This type of psychotherapy has proven effective in...
by Recovery Advocates on Mar 23, 2016

Can Decision Making Research Provide a Better Understanding of Chemical and Behavioral Addictions?

  Part 1 This excellent review (1) covers many of the brain regions we have discussed as being implicated in all the addictive behaviours. We have previously suggested also  that these brain regions are connected in impaired  decision making d...
by Inside The Alcoholic Brain on Mar 18, 2016

Can Decision Making Research Provide a Better Understanding of Chemical and Behavioral Addictions?

  Part 1 This excellent review (1) covers many of the brain regions we have discussed as being implicated in all the addictive behaviours. We have previously suggested also  that these brain regions are connected in impaired  decision making d...
by Inside The Alcoholic Brain on Mar 18, 2016

Thinking Patterns that are Common Among Recovering Addicts – Part Two

This is the second article in a two part series on the quality of one’s thoughts. It’s common for recovering addicts to have been through trauma and other difficult experiences that can tend to create certain thought patterns. If you reco...
by Recovery Advocates on Mar 3, 2016

What is Drug Tolerance?

By David Joel Miller. What does it mean to develop drug tolerance? The term tolerance or to develop tolerance has been a common concept in substance use disorder treatment for a long time. Tolerance has one meaning in that context … Continue re...
by counseolrssoapbox on Feb 17, 2016

Treat the pain… or treat the depression? Carpal Tunnel Syndrome management

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a very common pain disorder associated with compression of the median nerve at the carpal tunnel. Approximately 139 women and 67 males per 100,000 people will report this problem over the course of one year, although this de...
by Healthskills on Jan 24, 2016

Part 2 – The effectiveness of EMDR therapy on clients with addictions

    We conclude our blog  –The effectiveness of EMDR therapy on clients with addictions – part 1 – looking at the findings and the discussion of the study we looked at in detail yesterday (1)   Findings… the resul...
by Inside The Alcoholic Brain on Jan 21, 2016

The Effectiveness of EMDR Therapy on Clients with Addictions

  PART 1 This study (1) was undertaken to determine how effective Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy is in helping clients to lessen or end their cycle of SUDs and behavioral addictions in the long term. Secondly, this...
by Inside The Alcoholic Brain on Jan 20, 2016

How to Go from Heartless Thoughts to Healthy Ones in Recovery

Most addicts have a negative mind. The thoughts that forever emerge are heartless ones about oneself, others, or the world. An addict’s mind is like standing in the middle of a battlefield: gun shots are being fired and it’s chaos everywh...
by Recovery Advocates on Jan 8, 2016


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