Monthly Archives: September 2018

Co-occurring Disorders

Early in my career, I was a treatment provider for an Intoxicated Driver Resource Center (IDRC) location; I had a client who was mandated for treatment due to having several driving under the influence (DUI) convictions. In our initial meeting he stated that he was not an alcoholic, he was a ‘social drinker’, I asked…
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Chronic Pain

The onset of pain is a symptom of illness or injury in the part of the body that is experiencing the pain. The sudden onset of pain is called acute pain. Acute pain gets a person's attention and prompts him or her to take action to prevent further worsening of the condition causing the pain.…
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