Meredith Watkins, MA, MFT

Meredith Watkins is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who specializes in dual diagnosis and eating disorders. She is a seasoned writer and editor who has worked as a clinical editor for online addictions journals and websites. Meredith has also ghostwritten for numerous medical and addictions professionals.

  • Credentials: Master's in Psychology, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
  • Expertise: Dual diagnosis, eating disorders, behavioral addictions

Written By Meredith

Treatment Glossary Page

Detox When you are first ready to enter treatment for your addiction to illicit or prescription drugs or alcohol, detox is your first stop. Whether in a hospital setting—important for the medical supervision needed to safely detox from certain drugs and alcohol—or in an inpatient treatment faci... [Read More]

What is GHB?

GHB, or gamma hydroxybutyric acid, is a drug that is also called “liquid ecstasy,” “liquid X” and “goop.” It comes as either an odorless liquid or a white powder and became known for being mixed with alcohol at dance clubs and raves, sometimes as a means to inc... [Read More]

Alcohol and Drug Abuse Resources

Alcohol abuse, drug abuse, and behavioral addiction are complex subjects that involve a sometimes bewildering array of issues, information, and approaches. When you or someone you love are addicted to a substance or behavior, it can be challenging to locate people and resources to provide help. Wha... [Read More] is operated by Recovery Brands LLC, a subsidiary of American Addiction Centers, Inc. Learn more about what this means here
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