How often will I be seen for counseling?
I was hoping that you could help my family member. They are resistant to coming to therapy. Can you work with them?
I would like to begin a course of counseling with a therapist. I am under the care of other professionals, including a psychiatrist. Will you coordinate with them?
I have been recommended to attend a Substance Abuse Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP). I am willing to receive help for my drug and alcohol problem but I am concerned about the overall time commitment of the program and I am not interested in large group sessions. Do you offer an alternative?
I am concerned I may be developing a drinking problem. Are there any websites I can go to that would help me understand if I have a drinking problem?
My family member has been acting very differently lately. I am concerned they may be suffering from some form of mental illness. Do you have suggestions on where I can get information about what these signs and symptoms might mean?
Where can I find a directory of local Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) or Narcotics Anonymous (NA) meetings?
On-Line AA meetings: www.aa-intergroup.org
AA meetings: www.nnjaa.org/intergroup/meeting-finder.htm
NA meetings: www.nanj.org
Al-Anon meetings: www.nj-al-anon.org
I am in the process of a divorce and my spouse has alleged I have a Drug and Alcohol problem. I need to undergo an evaluation so that I will be permitted to have custody or visitation of my children. How does the process work?
I am interested in addressing my substance abuse issue but I am not interested in a 12 Step approach. Can you work with me?
I am concerned that I am drinking too much and I want to address this in counseling, but I do not believe things are so bad that I need to stop drinking completely at this point. Do you offer substance abuse services that are not abstinence-oriented?
I have seen the television program 'Intervention'. Do you perform Interventions and how do they work?
I have a family member who has a chemical dependency problem. They have been in a number of different treatment centers, outpatient programs and have seen private therapists. They cannot seem to stay sober despite all of these efforts and I am feeling discouraged that treatment can help them. Do you have any insights?
What is a “High Functioning Alcoholic”?
How do ‘Recovery Management Services’ work?
Here are some other interesting and helpful web-links:
AA Big Book online: www.aa.org/bigbookonline
Suboxone Doctor Finder: www.suboxone.com
Recovery Literature: www.hazelden.org/OA_HTML/ibeCCtpSctDspRte.jsp?section=10021
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