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Entries from April 2012

Integrative Treatments of Substance Use and Post Traumatic Stress

April 26th, 2012 · No Comments

Dr CE Gant is giving a presentation on April 27, 2012 about PTSD and Substance Use Disorders to the Virginia Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (VAADAC) at Bridging The Gaps, an Integrative Addiction Treatment Center in Winchester, Virginia.

Most current treatments of PTSD and Substance Use Disorders are outdated and incomplete because they only address the apparent behaviors and symptoms and fail to address the underlying causes. This workshop will expand your understanding of the mind, body, and spirit as one inseparable entity, allowing you to immediately apply the techniques with clients.

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Tags: Drug Addiction Alternative Treatment

Marijuana Users Also Smoke Tobacco

April 1st, 2012 · No Comments

Marijuana users also smoke tobacco

In a recent report, ninety percent of cannabis (marijuana) users also smoke tobacco, said Arpana Agrawal, an assistant professor of psychiatry at Washington University in St. Louis.

Co-occuring cannabis and tobacco use is significantly more likely to cause cannabis abuse and dependence than only cannabis use, according to a paper by Yale researchers accepted by the peer-reviewed journal Addiction last month.

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Tags: Marijuana Addiction · Smoking - Nicotine Addiction