The National Acupuncture Detoxification Association’s 5-point ear acupuncture protocol is not a standalone replacement for other forms of addiction treatment, but when used in conjunction with those programs, it can increase their effectiveness.
Music, somewhat akin to meditation, is a healing force. Consider the potential for music and meditation in our everyday work as we try to process the tragedy in Orlando for ourselves and with our patients.
As the National Council ramps up efforts to reach a goal of 1 million Americans receiving mental health first aid training, there is a growing need to increase the number of trainers offering the courses.
The most effective trauma resolution and recovery work will not last if shame is bypassed. Experts at NCAD said shame must be addressed and resiliency cultivated in order for a patient to make lasting strides.