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Become a Substance Abuse Counselor

Many states, New Mexico included, has a growing problem with addiction. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, drug overdose deaths in Bernalillo County were very high, and increased in 2011. Increases in drug and alcohol addiction have created a need for qualified individuals to assist addicts, and make sure they receive appropriate care....


TEAM – Behavioral Therapy Classes

TEAM is an acronym for a new approach to cognitive-behavioral therapy developed at Stanford University by David Burns MD. TEAM is not a “school” of therapy but a toolkit of evidence-based approaches to healing addiction, anxiety, depression, trauma, interpersonal conflict and other forms of human suffering. TEAM includes the following four components: Testing: Sometimes patients...


Making a good choice to prevent drug-herb interactions

Making a good choice to prevent drug-herb interactions by Sonia Masocco, LDT, C.Ay.P., CAH It is very common nowadays to enhance daily nutrition with the use of natural supplements, herbal products and vitamins. Catalogues, health food stores, supermarkets and retail chains have all profited from our desire to enhance health and well-being, providing little to...

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UNMCE Instructor is Published in Corporate Wellness Magazine

Frank G. Magourilos, an instructor for the Substance Abuse Studies program at UNM Continuing Education, has been published in the Corporate Wellness Magazine. Magourilos is the Executive Director of the New Mexico Credentialing Board for Behavioral Health Professionals, and he is also the founder of the New Mexico Prevention Network. [h3]The Big Picture View: Linear Thinking in a Nonlinear...