Jeremy Frank

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) is just one of the meditation based approaches being used to address the Substance Use Disorders (SUDs) today. Mindfulness Based Addiction Recovery (MBAR) and Mindfulness Based Relapse Prevention (MBRP) are other approaches incorporating mindfulness based approaches in helping individuals cope with cravings, stress and the co-morbid presentation of other mental health [...]

Raise awareness for collegiate recovery programs in our local community. This incredible event described below: Announcing the First Annual Golf Tournament and Awards Dinner, Tee It Up for Recovery at Bala Golf on Monday, August 29th. Four local colleges have come together to support  students in recovery.  The collaboration has created a Welcome Back event for their college students, [...]

Ever wonder how many calories are in a shot of vodka? Do you think the light beers you are drinking since you became more health conscious are actually a lower calorie alternative? What about wine? Is the old myth about drinking a glass of wine every day for its health benefits really true? We can all [...]

  When someone’s gambling gets out of control, it can be extremely destructive and devastating both to the person who is gambling and the people they associate with. Because a gambling addiction develops over time, a gradual shift to compulsivity and erratic behaviors may escape notice from not only the person who is gambling but their friends and family [...]

   College and University Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings     Here is a list of local colleges and the public 12-Step/AA/NA meetings that are hosted there.  This is not an endorsement of these meetings by AA or any 12 step group and is being published here as a resource for college and university students to be [...]

Please read my new post as a guest blogger at GoodTherapy.org,  Three Reasons to Leave: Abuse, Addiction, and Affairs.... http://www.goodtherapy.org/blog/three-reasons-to-leave-abuse-addiction-affairs-1205134 Philadelphia Psychologist and Addiction Counselor http://jeremyfrankphd.com/      

Suboxone Sales Estimated to Reach $1.4 Billion in 2012: More Than the Blockbusters Viagra or Adderall  These data, fresh in from a Drugs.com report and described through CESAR, the Center for Substance Abuse Research which is a department of  The University of Maryland describe how large is the treatment scope for the drug Suboxone.  Suboxone also [...]

The Bermuda Triangle of holidays for addiction and recovery (Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years   Alcohol and drug use, family and the holidays converge to form the Bermuda Triangle of Addiction (Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years)   As we approach the Holidays which are generally a time of joy and celebration for most people we should [...]

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