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WNWY: Mary Kruger discusses strategic concepts of a patient evaluation

Mary Kruger, LMFT, spoke about “Internal Family Systems (IFS) therapy with Addictions & Eating Disorders” during our most recent workshop. In this excerpt, Mary discusses the holistic approach she takes to treatment. She works with all parts of her clients – including the part that would like to continue misusing alcohol or drugs – to … Continued

WNWY: Mary Kruger discusses key concepts of working with addictions

The “What’s New with You?” Professional Breakfast Series is a group of workshops featured at Fairfield University and presented by Mountainside and a consortium of first rate treatment providers to share the latest developments in mental health, substance use disorders, and treatment advances. Mary Kruger, LMFT, spoke about

Is Your Teen Drinking?

Alcohol is the number one drug of choice for young Americans.  In fact, it’s more likely to kill young people than all illegal drugs combined. The reason why: underage drinking is an easy, appealing risk for a lot of young people – and young people like to take risks. Teens don’t realize all of the … Continued

The Effects of Alcohol on the Body

Alcohol has a physical and emotional impact on the body, and long-term use can have a serious effect on overall health. Healthline has explained in this concise but informative guide how alcohol use disorder affects the different systems of the body – from the digestive system to the immune system.  

Study: 17% of College Students Misuse ADHD Medications

According to a recent study by researchers at the University of South Carolina, 1 in 6 college students – or 17 percent – misuse Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) drugs like Ritalin, Vyvanse, and Adderall.  The new study came to this conclusion after a meta-review of 30 previous studies, with misuse being defined as taking the ADHD drugs without a prescription or taking more than was prescribed.