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The “ON CONCEPT” Substance use intervention

The “ON CONCEPT” Substance use intervention I devised this concept many years ago to support service users in addressing their relationship with substances. Hope this is of use. ADDICTION. When a drug user becomes a slave to their poison. When a drug user chooses to make their willpower unemployed. CONTRADICTION. When a drug user keeps […]

Resistance & Substance Use – Headphones

Resistance & Substance Use – Headphones   Resistance – ‘The refusal to accept or comply with something’. (Oxford Living Dictionaries, 2018) At times, it can be quite confusing when an individual comes into treatment to address their substance use, and then resist entering into the necessary transition towards taking control of their life.   They state […]

Substance Use – Deception Versus Perception

Substance Use       Perception versus Deception Whilst talking about the use of substances, interventions seem to be based on the client’s perception. Let us explore perception and deception. The definition of perception is, “the way in which something is regarded, understood, or interpreted.” (Oxford University Press, 2018) The definition of deception is, “the action of deceiving […]