All posts tagged: relapse prevention

How Exploring Your Dark Side is an Integral Part of Drug Recovery

Pink Floyd’s “Dark Side of the Moon” close with these lyrics: “And everything under the sun is in tune/But the sun is eclipsed by the moon.” In other words, where there is lightness there is always darkness, and in some moments the dark can overshadow the light. The same pertains to people—each person has both a good and a bad side, positive and negative energy, but to achieve a healthy life one must work to see that the positive eclipses the negative. In working against this negative energy, we become healthier people, and in the case of addiction, we can ensure that a successful drug recovery stay sustains a sober life. But in order to generate positive energy and emotions we must explore the negative ones—or, the dark side that each person possesses. Below are some ways to explore your dark side, and to help pinpoint what leads you away from positive energy and a healthy life. List negative emotions Make a numbered list of the negative emotions you feel on a daily basis. Common …

The Cabin hosts Gorski-CENAPS training for the first time ever in Asia!

In October 2012, The Cabin Chiang Mai successfully hosted Asia’s first ever Addiction Treatment Seminar delivered by the world’s foremost expert on drug and alcohol treatment Terence Gorski, President of Gorski-CENAPS. Recognised by The National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA) as one of the top three “best known and most respected treatment approaches in the United States,” The Cabin Chiang Mai invited Gorski to Thailand to give Asia’s leading addiction professionals the opportunity to attend one of Gorski’s world-renowned training courses in addiction treatment methodology. Read more…

EVENT ALERT: Gorski-CENAPS for the first time ever in Asia!

  Addiction Treatment Seminar Delivered by the World’s Leading Addiction Treatment Professional Terence Gorski President of GORSKI – CENAPS Recognised by The National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA) as one of the top three “best known and most respected treatment approaches in the United States.” This 3 day seminar focuses on how to treat addicts trapped in a cycle of addiction. Presented by the world’s foremost expert on drug and alcohol t reatment, Mr. Terence Gorski, this seminar is a component of the CENAPS Model of Recovery and Relapse Prevention, recognised as a global standard in addiction treatment methodology. Participants are eligible for Continuing Education Credits (CEU) Dates: Held over 3 days from the 24th to 26th of October 2012 Location: The Shangri-La Hotel, Chiang Mai, Thailand Cost: Early Bird before September 30th – $US495 per person, after October 1st – $US545 per person For more information and registration, please email tanya@thecabinchiangmai.com or visit www.thecabinchiangmai.com/gorski_seminar