Addiction Recovery

What Causes Addiction?

Despite worldwide research, a genetic cause for alcoholism and drug addiction has never been found. The roots and causes of addiction often go deep, and there is no one magic pill or medication that can cure it.  The whole person must be treated: body, mind, and spirit if any lasting recovery is to be had.

Like a house that has been damaged in a storm, the patient in recovery needs proper building and repair materials to heal and rebuild their body/mind “house”, and this starts with high-dose, high-quality nutritional therapy. Here at The Source, we use The Arneson Method, a combination of IV nutritional therapy, oral supplements, and other alternative therapies and remedies to provide a true Holistic Recovery.

Are you or someone you love suffering from drug addiction or alcohol problems?

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I offer a 30-day outpatient Holistic Recovery program at The Source using a tried-and-true natural solution for addiction to alcohol and drugs, with up to 2 additional months of follow-up support if needed.

Would you like to be able to recover from your addiction and not have to go into a facility?

If you are ready to stop, I have an outpatient program specifically geared and suited to tackle your challenges.

Withdrawal symptoms can be different for each individual. These symptoms can be influenced by the type and amount of the drugs that have been taken, the duration of the drug use, and the genetic makeup of the individual.

Withdrawal symptoms can include depression, mental fogginess, anxiety, sleep issues, and fatigue and can last up to 6 months.

Several years ago I was introduced to an effective and healthy protocol for recovery.

By using focused nutritional biochemistry to support the physical and emotional well-being of the patient this time can be reduced to between two and six weeks.

Since specific drugs like methadone, benzodiazepine, and long-term alcoholism often need to be referred to an inpatient treatment center, I offer a 15-minute free consultation that will help to determine if the patient needs a higher level of care.

Your well-being is my greatest concern!

The Arneson Method.

Developed by Dr. David Arneson over the course of 20+ years of experience in helping people from all walks of life recover from addictions of all kinds.

Most recovery programs will place the patient on several medications such as Seroquel, Gabapentin, Suboxone, and Methadone - just to name a few. 

In our view, that’s like changing deck chairs on the Titanic.

A Message from Dr. Dave Arneson, the creator of the neurotransmitter balancing formulas:

If we truly want to treat the deficiencies created by using alcohol and drugs or any other drug that has a negative effect on brain neurochemistry, then we need to understand one thing clearly, like a house that has been damaged in a storm, we need proper building and repair materials. The body/mind house only knows nutritional building materials. One cannot say absolutely that everyone will respond completely to this nutritional treatment regime. Yet, in our experience, more than 80% do respond favorably to such nutritional focus. The reason is quite clear: the only way to repair the damage, or to facilitate the return to normal function, is to utilize the knowledge of nutritional biochemistry. In holistic medicine, this is known as functional medicine, molecular medicine, or cellular medicine.

A Message from a recovering Addict/Alcoholic that has utilized the neurotransmitter balancing formulas:

To the recovering addict/alcoholic, no matter where they are in their recovery timeline, these amino acid neurotransmitter formulas can be very supportive. When addicts/alcoholics enter into recovery, it can be quite a rude awakening. Looking back at the wreckage that has been created from numbing out on drugs and alcohol can be overwhelming. Dr. Dave’s kits can give the newly recovering person a fighting chance by helping to balance master neurotransmitters, in other words, supporting emotional balance. For the addict/alcoholic that has been on the recovery path for a while, there can often be times of emotional “flare-ups”. These kits can be supportive during these times as well.


A Special Note about “Benzodiazepine Protracted Withdrawal”:

Approximately 10-15% of patients that have taken Benzodiazepines and have tried to withdraw from medication will have “Benzodiazepine Protracted Withdrawal”. Withdrawal symptoms can persist for months or years. Most medical practitioners will be unaware of this reaction, and will not take into account the suffering of the patient.

Symptoms may include: anxiety, depression, insomnia, muscle pain, tremors, jerks, spasms, poor memory, and gastrointestinal symptoms.

These symptoms combined with disbelief from medical the practitioner can be overwhelming. Working with these patients can take time, tolerance, and detective work. Why did this patient have this particular withdrawal syndrome? Was it genetic? Is it an exposure of some type, like heavy metals, glyphosate, or mold? Could there be something else holding the body back from healing?

In my experience, it is not just one thing, it can be a combination. It’s a lot like working with Lyme or CIRS patients.

Formula 1


This formula was generated to address problems that occur with the use of alcohol, marijuana, SSRI antidepressants, benzodiazepines, and other less caustic mind-altering chemicals.

Formula 2


This formula is used on opiate dependency, methamphetamine, cocaine, and antidepressants such as Effexor, or others that act principally on nor-epinephrine neurotransmitter circuits. This formula works well on depression that is a result of dopamine deficiency.


Please call “The Source” at 602-234-1158 and tell them you were referred by Dr. Rebecca and would like to order either the Tyrosine Plus Formula or the Tyrosine with Mucuna Formula. The front desk will help you from there.

If you would like to contact Dr. Dave, the inventor of the formula, please read the following.

Communication: Since I am hearing impaired, I rarely take phone calls to address questions, yet I want anyone utilizing these formulas to feel absolutely free in contacting me via the internet. Unless I am out of town, I will answer emails 6 days per week. I have full confidence in the products that we have developed. These are the same formulas that we use on our in-house patients. You may contact me at th**********@ms*.com. In the subject bar write “Dr. Dave’s Formula questions”.

With respect, Dr. Dave

Please Note: Before ordering either product, we would like to make sure you are considering the correct kit. Please contact us to be sure!



I have been working in the field of alcoholism and recovery from addiction since 1989.

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