a doctor discusses the connection between stress and cocaine relapse with a patient

New Clinical Director at Promises’ West Los Angeles Campus Creating Robust Clinical Team to Enhance Addiction Treatment Program

Jason Levine, Ph.D. has developed a three-pronged approach to addiction treatment that includes a twelve-step foundation, relapse prevention, and group treatment for anxiety and depression. Los Angeles, CA (Vocus) June 2, 2009 — Nestled in a quiet West Los Angeles neighborhood, the original Promises facility has, for over twenty years, offered a safe and effective…

New Approaches for Cocaine Addiction

Results from two recent studies may offer the promise of new approaches in fighting cocaine addiction. Blocking MCH in brain cells limits cocaine cravings In the first study, which was supported by grants from the National Institutes of Health, pharmacological researchers at the University of California-Irvine discovered a blocking hormone related to hunger that may…