Sarah, an alcoholic patient in recovery, comes in with her husband. A question comes up: how can they watch for signs that she is headed for relapse. Any warning flags? Michael Weaver, MD recently wrote in the Carlat Report Addiction Treatment: these clues may say “someone has relapsed, or may be headed that way.” He … Continue reading Red flags of relapse
I recently met with Javier, a college sophomore, who sought help for his anxiety attacks. In a follow-up session that included his mom, he disagreed with her about how helpful marijuana may serve in treating his anxiety. Javier said that smoking weed is the best way to calm himself down. Mom worries about its safety, … Continue reading Cannabis: a safe treatment?