Alcoholic or Just Young in Brooklyn

May 10, 2016

I just came across this article by Genna Rivieccio in Brooklyn Magazine. It’s a question I get from many of my clients. DO I HAVE A DRINKING PROBLEM? There is A LOT of drinking and partying going on around here and it’s easy to slip from social drinking into alcoholism….

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day

March 17, 2016

NEED A MOM wishes you a Happy Saint Patrick’s Day… but encourages you to drink responsibly…after, all she’s a MOM!!!

Substance Use and Abuse : No Shame, Get Help

January 17, 2016

I spent eight years as a counselor in a methadone clinic. I have seen the failures but also the successes. Treatment works. Maybe not the first time or the first kind but keep trying. Every parent, significant other or roommate of someone using opiates should get a Narcan (naloxone) kit…