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The Internet offers the potential for making a positive impact on large numbers of people. But there's a lot of junk out there and many sites offer questionable quality control. The key is to find sites that base their information on recognized research. The Internet is indispensable to many researchers, so there are many sites that can be relied on for quick, reliable content. This site will function as a noncommercial resource that can be available to others on the Internet. If you know of any good new links, please send an e-mail with any suggestions.

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Most addictions websites provide an avenue for personal views and experiences in recovery. This site does not need to do this --- other websites can point people to as many self-help meetings as they can handle. (In fact, a number of these sites are listed here.) Instead, this site offers links to the latest information arising from well-respected, reliable sources. The focus here is on research, especially the kind that gives an overview of a key area. These resources allow you to review the information efficiently. As a result, you do not have to wade through piles of material hoping to find out about a particular drug or treatment approach. If you do not see a topic of importance, just pass it along by using the Contact button above.

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Contributing Authors and Researchers for AddictionSearch.com

Dr. Harry Henshaw, E.d. D., LMHC

Ed.D. Doctor of Education
LMHC Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Dr. Henshaw earned his doctoral degree in Human Development and Counseling from Boston University and has designed and implemented mental health and substance abuse programs in outpatient, residential and hospital settings in Illinois, Massachusetts and Florida. Dr. Henshaw is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the State of Florida, a certified Clinical Supervisor and a member of the American Counseling Association & American Psychological Association. Trained in neuro-linguistic programming, Dr. Henshaw is also certified to practice and teach hypnosis in the State of Florida. Dr. Henshaw is also in private practice in Hallandale Beach, Florida and utilizes the technology of Transformational Counseling. In addition to his work as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Supervisor, Dr. Henshaw has developed a series of audio health care products for use by professional providers and the public.

Rick Murphy, M.A.

M.A. Master of Arts

Mr. Murphy holds his Bachelors degree with honors from Syracuse University and his Masters Degree in Philosophy of Communication from Purdue University. Prior to joining the staff at G&G Holistic Addiction Treatment Center Mr. Murphy was a college professor who served on the faculties of Ithaca College, the graduate faculty of the State University of New York at Albany and as a special adjunct in the School of Public Health at Columbia University. In addition to his work at Holistic he currently serves as a special adjunct in addiction studies at Miami Dade College. Mr. Murphy has developed a unique treatment modality for overcoming all forms of addictions based on the emerging science of Dialogics and conducts very well received therapy groups based on this new and promising methodology.


MHSA Master of Health Services Administration
CCRC Certified Clinical Research Coordinator

Siobhan holds a Masters degree in Health Services Administration from Florida International University. She consistently made the Dean's List both at the University as well as making National Dean's List and Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities was also consistently awarded tuition each semester for work on research grants, including a National Institute of Mental Health/Mental Health Statistic Improvement Project (NIMH/MHSIP) Demonstration Project focusing on the severely and persistently mentally ill; United States Department of Education (USDOE) evaluations project in Dade County Schools; and local evaluations of at-risk youth programs including American Express Cities in Schools and Burger King Corporate Academies. As an Adjunct Professor at Florida International University, Siobhan taught Program Planning and Evaluation, a core course, for the College of Urban and Public Affairs. She also worked with Zero to Three and the Department of Health and Human Services/Public Health section while attending Doctoral courses at George Washington University in Washington, DC. Siobhan served as a Lead Coordinator in the joint United Way, Children Now and Dade Community Project entitled "Report Card on the Status of Children's Services in Dade County", where she pioneered the use of report card technologies in the evaluation of community services. During her tenure in the private sector, Siobhan earned her certification as a Clinical Research Coordinator from the Associates of Clinical Pharmacology and performed the duties of a Senior Study Coordinator for research involving human subjects for major pharmaceutical companies. As a systems consultant, Siobhan has worked in a number of industries, including as a business consultant and strategist for a medical housecall company and as a systems developer for a non-profit foster care project.

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