Author: Alexander Bentley Chairman & CEO Remedy Wellbeing

SMART Recovery

SMART Recovery

SMART stands for Self-Management and Recovery Training. It was formed when a group of individuals involved with Alcoholics Anonymous split off from the group due to some of the beliefs and methods used by the organization. Since its creation in 1992, it has become a...

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Neurofeedback Therapy Pros and Cons

Neurofeedback Therapy

When you first go for a neurofeedback therapy session, your health practitioner will attach electrodes to your head and map out your default brain activity. Then as tasks are assigned, they will track how they alter the previously mapped activity. This information will then be...

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Reasons to go to Rehab in California

Top Reasons to go to Rehab in California

The California lifestyle leads to a lot of people engaging in drugs and alcohol. Due to so many Californians turning to substance abuse, the state’s rehab centers have become experts and provide specialized treatment to clients. Specialized programs you will find in California include monitored...

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sociopath vs psychopath

Sociopath vs Psychopath

Both anti personality disorder types share some common traits. Firstly, sociopaths and psychopaths have an absolute disregard for the safety, wellness, emotional security and rights of others. Both psychopaths and sociopaths have deceit and manipulative tendencies and unlike popular belief, or the movies, a psychopath...

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Delirium Tremens

Delirium Tremens

The delirium tremens are a side effect of alcohol withdrawal. Like any drug, alcohol will affect the way the brain works. With the DTs, it appears that the effect alcohol has on the processing of Gamma-Aminobutyric Acid, or GABA, plays a critical role. GABA helps...

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Dabbing

Dabbing

When a user graduates from marijuana flowers and buds to dabbing shatter, it's a lot like stepping up from Xanax to heroin for example. It's well known that all higher potency drugs have a much greater dependency and addiction rate. And obviously, the marijuana concentrates...

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Narcan

Narcan

The required dosage of Narcan is one spray into the nostril. Children of all ages can take Narcan and the dosage for children is the same for adults. A dose of Narcan is given to the individual once every two to three minutes. Narcan should...

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Neurosis

Neurosis

Neurosis is a term used by psychologists and psychiatrists to refer to anxious feelings, symptoms, and behaviors. Meanwhile, some doctors use neurosis to describe a spectrum of mental illnesses other than psychotic disorders. ...

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CPTSD

CPTSD

The biggest difference between PTSD and CPTSD is the frequency of the trauma experience. PTSD is created by a singular traumatic event. CPTSD happens after you experience long-lasting trauma. The trauma will continue for months or years....

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