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Theresa Parisi

Theresa Parisi received her bachelor’s degree in Addiction Science and Psychology from Minnesota State University in Mankato, Minnesota in 2010. She is currently working towards her master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling at Palm Beach Atlantic University in West Palm Beach, Florida. She is a Certified Addiction Professional (CAP), Certified Behavioral Health Case Manager (CBHCM), and International Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (ICADC) by the Florida Certification Board. Theresa is passionate about recovery having gone through addiction herself.

Posts by Theresa Parisi

How Do You Know if Someone Is Using Heroin?

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There are many physical, emotional, psychological, and behavioral signs that will let you know that someone is using heroin.

7 Tips For Dealing With Insomnia During Detox

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Insomnia is one of the most challenging withdrawal symptoms many starting recovery experience during detox, but there are ways to minimize its impact.

Is Alcohol A Drug?

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Alcohol is a drug, and a highly addictive one. Specifically, It is classified as a Central Nervous System (CNS) depressant.

Understanding Addiction Transference

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Addiction transference is a common problem that can occur to individuals who struggle with or are recovering from alcohol, drug or behavioral addictions.

The Top 10 Relapse Prevention Skills

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Relapse prevention skills are essential to learning to live a happy life in recovery. One can learn to implement these coping skills to prevent relapse.

Proper Etiquette For 12-Step Meetings

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Nervous about attending a 12-step meeting? Don't be. Follow these tips to avoid pitfalls and make the most of the experience.

What Do Teens Need To Know About Substance Abuse?

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One of the biggest concerns many teens find themselves facing is substance abuse, whether involving themselves, a family member, or a close friend

How Do You Know If Someone Is Using Meth?

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It's not difficult to tell that someone you know is using meth, and it's important to take action to help them. Learn more about how to spot meth use.

Medication-Assisted Treatment For Opioid Use Disorders

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Medication can be an important and beneficial part of any treatment plan for opioid addiction. Learn more about how medication can support recovery.