What is Alcohol Use Disorder and How We Can Help?

What is Alcohol Use Disorder? Alcohol Use Disorder or AUD is classified as a Substance Abuse Disorder. Substance Abuse Disorders are defined as​ a “pathological pattern of behaviors in which patients continue to use a substance despite experiencing significant problems related to its use. There may also be physiological manifestations,...

Addiction Counseling – Therapists and Counselors in Pittsburgh, PA

Who all is impacted by addiction? People who are addicted to substances or alcohol often don’t think they have a problem. It can be so challenging to honestly recognize and admit all of the negative consequences that have resulted because of their ongoing using. They might not be at the point where...

Language & Patterns of Thought

“Watch your thoughts; they become words. Watch your words; they become actions. Watch your actions; they become habit. Watch your habits; they become character. Watch your character; it becomes your destiny.” — Lao Tzu patterns of thought   With an estimated 12,000 to 60,000 thoughts per day, the mind gets so many repetitions...

Medical Marijuana in Pennsylvania

Medical marijuana was legalized in the state of Pennsylvania in 2016. Patients with serious medical conditions may now receive safe and effective treatment through the state’s Medical Marijuana Program. To get medical marijuana there are four basic steps. medical marijuana First, register for the program through the Medical Marijuana Registry....

Pros and Cons of Medical Marijuana

Medical marijuana has shown benefits such as functional improvements in autism and severe pain conditions. Marijuana is an herb that has been used for thousands of years in traditional, ancient medicine such as malaria, rheumatism, gout, and absent-mindedness. Chinese medicine has used the plant for its medicinal value, versus the...

Our Open Letter to Pittsburgh About Addiction

Recovery is not easy. It is something that requires effort and energy every day. Recovery is a journey, and the trajectory of that journey depends entirely upon the individual’s level of belief within themselves combined with the efficacy of the treatment they are participating in.pittsburgh addiction Against popular belief, money,...

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