Opioid Addiction Counseling NY with Nancy Hilsenrath, LCSW
A new study indicates that the opioid crisis in the US is deepening because of a new threat -- the COVID-19 pandemic. According to latest research, the opioid epidemic didn't disappear. Rather, it lurked in the shadows of the coronavirus pandemic, growing in strength & taking advantage of a society now more susceptible than ever. In a large cross-sectional study published in JAMA Psychiatry on Feb. 3 that analyzed nearly 190 million emergency department (ED) visits, researchers found significantly higher rates of visits to EDs for opioid overdoses during the months of March to October 2020 when compared against the same dates in 2019. The study found that, from mid-April onward, ...Read More
“ADDICTION isn't a choice anyone makes. It’s a RESPONSE to emotional pain.” There is no-one-size-fits all when it comes to addiction counselling. Every addict is different, with their own problems and reasons for adopting the addictive habit. Equally, the path to recovery is different for everybody, and a trained counselor will be able to tailor their advice to what suits best the needs of the individual patient. They may also be able to recommend them to other support groups or further treatment where this may be necessary. Do we need to rethink addiction? | BBC Ideas“Addiction is not a choice anybody makes. It’s a response to emotional pain.”Do we need to ...Read More
Hi, my name is Nancy Hilsenrath and I'm a treatment placement specialist with Acadia healthcare. Acadia healthcare is the largest behavioral health organization in the world. My role is to help providers, family members, or loved ones find the best residential treatment program that suits their individual needs. Hi, my name is Nancy Hilsenrath and I'm a treatment placement specialist with Acadia healthcare. Acadia healthcare is the largest behavioral health organization in the world. My role is to help providers, family members, or loved ones find the best residential treatment program that suits their individual needs.I work with adolescents and adults with behavioral health concerns. I work with concerns ranging from ...Read More
In a society that places so much pressure on each of us, drug addiction has become an increasingly common problem. The effects can be far reaching, having an impact on every aspect of life from work performance to family relationships. Whether the addiction is for medicinal or recreational substances, finding a solution to the problem is essential for enabling the sufferer to find stability and begin to live life again. Nancy Hilsenrath, LCSW, CASAC, offers counseling for drug addiction. While the physical addiction is often the focus of those looking to heal from drug addiction, counseling is an important part of this process. Providing the support and insight needed to help ...Read More
A derivative of opium poppies, heroin is highly addictive, no matter the method of intake. Because the chemicals in heroin build a physical dependence alongside tolerance for the substance, it creates a hugely damaging cycle. The addict craves the drug due to physical dependence, but continually needs more to satisfy that dependence because of increased tolerance. If not treated, heroin addiction can consume lives, and while the medical process of physically stopping ingesting the drug are central to dealing with heroin addiction, counseling has an important part to play in maintaining a heroin-free life. From dealing with the need for heroin, to coping with life without returning to the drug, a ...Read More
For those struggling with or trying to overcome from an addiction, whether it be to tobacco, alcohol, drugs, or gambling – addiction counseling can be an essential part of the recovery process. Not only does the process help provide an understanding of the addiction and the basis for it, but it can also furnish the patient with the tools to identify the triggers for the addiction and ways to modify their behaviors to counteract them. Sadly, addictions do not end because people want them to – they need to learn how to manage them and stop them taking over their lives. An addiction counselor can help people retrace the steps that ...Read More
Are you or is someone you know addicted to opioids? Are you unsure if you or someone you know has crossed the line between opioid use and opioid abuse? Nancy Hilsenrath, LCSW can help you find these answers, and, if opioid use has become problematic, help you learn & use strategies to cope with & overcome that addiction. Opioid addiction has become increasingly common in the United States over the past twenty years. This pattern is especially pronounced among people developing opioid dependency or substance use disorder as a result of taking prescribed pain medication. This is not surprising, as approximately 1.9 million Americans meet criteria for prescription pain killers. The ...Read More
It seems that every day the headlines are filled with stories about opioid addiction. The current opioid crisis has swept across the entire US, affecting individuals from every walk of life. From broken families to overdose deaths, the consequences of opioid addiction can be stark and devastating. However, there is hope for those touched by opioid addiction. Recovery is possible - Nancy can provide opioid addiction treatment and therapy to help you or a loved one break free from the cycle of addiction. Opioids are derived from the poppy plant and have been used for centuries in pain management. Despite their powerful pain management benefits, their addictive potential has been well ...Read More
Opioid Addiction Counseling NY – If you or a loved one is suffering from an opioid addiction, Nancy can help set you on the path to recovery.
There is no-one-size-fits all when it comes to addiction counselling. Every addict is different, with their own problems and reasons for adopting the addictive habit. Equally, the path to recovery is different for everybody, and a trained counselor will be able to tailor their advice to what suits best the needs of the individual patient. Nancy may also be able to recommend them to other support groups or further treatment where this may be necessary.
NOT ONLY DOES THE PROCESS HELP PROVIDE AN UNDERSTANDING OF THE ADDICTION AND THE BASIS FOR IT, BUT IT CAN ALSO FURNISH THE PATIENT WITH THE TOOLS TO IDENTIFY THE TRIGGERS FOR THE ADDICTION AND WAYS TO MODIFY THEIR BEHAVIORS TO COUNTERACT THEM.
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3 CONVENIENT NEW YORK COUNSELING LOCATIONS: West Hempstead, NY, Douglaston, NY, Hewlett, NY