• The Final Days of “The Rebel”

    On February 6, 1968, actor Nick Adams was found dead in his Coldwater Canyon home in Los Angeles, California. He had hitchhiked to Hollywood boasting, “Some men bet on horses or dogs. I gambled on myself” (Donnelley, 2003). Adams was thirty-six years old at the time of his mysterious death.

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  • The Path Towards Successful Sobriety: Rethinking the Disease of Addiction

    For individuals struggling with addiction, their families that are affected, and the doctors and therapists looking to treat this disease, it can be discouraging when a recovering addict relapses or struggles to maintain sobriety. In fact, 90 percent of alcoholics will experience one or more relapses during their first four years of treatment, according to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (2000).

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newlogo_CMZ_300x120Serving the addiction field for more than thirty years, Counselor, the Magazine for Addiction and Behavioral Health Professionals is the longest running publication in the addiction field and the nation’s leading source of practical, how-to information for professionals in addiction treatment and behavioral healthcare and the clients they serve. 

It provides thorough, up-to-date information in an easy-to-read style that translates into increased knowledge, enhanced clinical skills, renewed passion for the profession, and strengthened personal recovery. We strive to support addiction professionals and the clients they serve through unparalleled editorial content that bridges the gap between addiction research and clinical practice, while offering useful gems of information to ignite hope and compassion and to generate excitement for those working in the addiction field and/or living in recovery.  

Our reputation as the gold-standard in the addiction field has been earned by our editorial excellence. A distinguished editorial board of advisors ensures that our content is current, accurate and relevant to readers’ needs. Our in-depth feature articles, how-to advice, news, and information columns have a positive impact on clinicians’ lives and the clients they serve. Counselor has a proven track record with readers as the go-to reputable reference. It provides thorough, up-to-date information in an easy-to-read style that translates into  

  • increased knowledge
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  • strengthened personal recovery

Professionals depend on Counselor to sharpen their clinical skills and fine-tune their critical thinking. Counselor provides the vital components necessary to enhance or create a successful practice and to improve the lives of clients whom clinicians serve. A proven and valuable resource for educational facilities—Counselor serves as part of the curricula at many Midwestern and Northeastern colleges and universities.  

 

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