Do you need assistance in helping a person you love seek treatment for substance problems? Here are 10 tips for helping your loved one seek treatment for substance use problems, [Read more…] about Help Your Loved One Seek Treatment for Substance Use
The “Ask an Expert” feature on The Fix posed the question: “Should I Go Off Suboxone? If So, How?”
Here is part of the response from Dr. Ascher.
Dr. Michael Ascher: Thank you so much for your question. My first question for you would be how much Suboxone (buprenorphine-naloxone) are you taking? [Read more…] about Getting Off Suboxone
If you have a family member suffering from an opioid use disorder, consider getting a prescription for Naloxone and getting instructions for your family on how and when to use it. If you need it, Naloxone can counter the effects of opioid overdose and save the life of your loved one. [Read more…] about Naloxone treatment in Philadelphia
The Role of Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Adolescent Substance Use Disorders appeared in Adolescent Psychiatry (Volume: 5, Issue Number: 2, 2015).
The authors were: Justine Wittenauer, Michael Ascher, Alexis Briggie, Anna Kreiter and Jessica Chavez. To access online, click here. [Read more…] about The Role of Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Adolescent Substance Use Disorders
Men are called upon to spend more time and participate in the direct care of their kids. And, they often find themselves emotionally overwhelmed trying to balance work, relationship and family demands. This article provides 5 things Dads can do to raise emotionally healthy children. Following these guidelines can help men overcome the limitations of traditional “male code” and better navigate the complicated pathways of modern fatherhood. [Read more…] about 5 Things Dads Can Do To Raise Emotionally Healthy Children