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The Pivotal Role of Family Support in Overcoming Addiction

Addiction recovery is a complex and challenging journey, but one that can be made significantly more manageable with the support of loved ones. Family support plays a pivotal role in the success of individuals seeking to break free from the grip of addiction. Unwavering Emotional Support One of the most crucial aspects of family support

Turning Point: Helping to Break Addiction’s Grip

Addiction and abuse in the United States has become a prolonged epidemic.  Addiction Counselors are Needed Now More than Ever! Bangor Daily News — If you’re considering a career in addiction counseling, it’s important to navigate through the various job titles and abbreviations associated with the field. Understanding the education, certifications, and qualities required for

Maine Set Another Record for Overdose Deaths in 2022

Drug deaths in Maine topped 700 for the first time last year as the opioid epidemic continues to impact communities across the state. In 2022, 716 people died from drug overdoses, according to recently released state overdose statistics. That’s a significant increase from the 631 overdose deaths reported across the state during 2021. It is

Daughter’s Overdose Death Sends Maine Lawmaker into Battle Against Opioids

Addiction affects nearly all Mainers, regardless of wealth, education or location. That’s something state Sen. Brad Farrin knows all too well. Farrin’s 26-year-old daughter, Haley, was working at her accounting job one day in July. The next day, she died of a fentanyl overdose. It devastated her family and made her one of 565 Mainers

What Does An Addiction Counselor Do?

By: Counselors are an important part of addiction therapy, and their role and involvement in the treatment process is instrumental to recovery Addiction counselors can help support you throughout the treatment process and create an individualized plan for recovery, relapse prevention, and after-care. There are various types of therapy available while in treatment that

Beal University Now Offers Addiction Counseling Programs 100% Online

This fall, Beal launches its three Addiction programs online For over 15 years, Beal University has offered student centered programs in the field of Addiction Counseling to prepare students for careers as Addiction Counselors. Now, Beal University will offer their Addiction Counseling Diploma, Associate’s and Bachelor’s degree programs entirely online while maintaining its on-campus Addiction

Beal Addiction Counseling Students Lend a Hand to the Salvation Army

Beal College’s Addiction Counseling students are opening their hearts in support of a family this Christmas. The student led group, with the help of their Program Director, Susan Polyot, want to give back to their community that has supported them throughout many times of need. The Salvation Army was the obvious choice as Beal shares