Relapse Prevention

Published on March 17th, 2016

For anyone who is a recovering addict, relapse is always going to be a concern. Understanding the triggers of relapse, as well as continuing with therapy as deemed fit, can help you or a loved one avoid the pitfalls of relapsing. Here at Options Family and Behavior Services, we have different forms of therapy that […]

Read More »

Preventing Substance Abuse

Published on February 23rd, 2016

When you are not an addict, it can be easy to judge and think that someone should just stop the harmful behaviors they are participating in. However, once one is in that mindset and develops a dependency to substances such as alcohol or addicting drugs, it is extremely difficult to dig out of that hole. […]

Read More »

Choose the Right Children’s Therapist

Published on January 19th, 2016

If your child has dealt with a sudden death in the family, the loss of a parent, divorce, or other tragic situation – or, if they are suddenly acting withdrawn and isolating themselves from social situations – it might be time to consider consulting a therapist. Children’s therapists, who are trained in providing high quality […]

Read More »

Prescription Drugs and Addiction

Published on December 22nd, 2015

Perception And Prejudice Aspirin is a drug that many of us take on a regular basis; either as a temporary pain reliever or as part of a heart protection regimen. Taking it rarely causes any bodily harm and we are certainly not addicted. However, what about the stronger, more mind altering pain relief drugs that […]

Read More »

Substance Abuse and Mental Disorders in Children

Published on November 17th, 2015

During adolescence, children and young people are faced with on-going and quite dramatic changes. These changes impact the child’s physical and emotional well being as well as their relationships with other people. Unfortunately, for some youngsters the stress that tends to go along with these changes exceeds their ability to cope. Depending on their peers […]

Read More »