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Addiction Treatment – Focus on the Wealthy

September 10, 2017 by Tailored Transitions  — Leave a comment   Let me start by stating that there is a tremendous problem with the lack of treatment options for the everyday person battling substance use and related addictive disorders. The average person suffering from addiction is either without insurance all together or they do not […]

Weathering the Storms in Recovery

  Imagine the surface of the ocean during a storm with strong gusting winds, rain pouring down, giant waves crashing, flashes of lightening, and deafening thunder. Sometimes that is like the surface of our lives. It’s chaotic, loud, and overwhelming. Now imagine for a minute that same ocean 30 to 40 feet below the surface […]

Becoming a Macoholic – Benefits of Malamute Therapy in Recovery

June 1st 2016, By Robert Freitas, ASW  — Leave a comment     Suffering from substance use and co-occurring issues was literally like walking through hell. The physical, mental, emotional and spiritual effects left me broken on a very deep level. I felt isolated from others, society, and from myself. I was disconnected from all […]

6 Benefits to the Live-In Recovery Approach

May 28, 2016 by Robert Freitas, ASW — Leave a comment      Obviously substance use disorders is a highly prevalent and expensive public health problem in the United States and in other industrialized countries all over the world. The United States Department of Health and Human Services (USDHHS, 2012) estimates 22.2 million Americans 12 years and […]

A Message to the Still Suffering Parents

A Message to the Still Suffering Parents December 21, 2015, Tailored Transitions  — Leave a comment The language of saying no is simple. It goes like this – “No!” Addiction is rooted in selfish, self-centered instant gratification. Those suffering from addiction learn to get what they want, when they want it. It starts at an […]