• All About Alcohol Withdrawal
    Tuesday, March 31st, 2020

    All About Alcohol Withdrawal

    For people who drink large amounts of alcohol regularly for many months, stopping drinking can lead to symptoms that affect both the body and mind. These symptoms are part of alcohol withdrawal syndrome, a possibly life-threatening condition that results...
  • Coping With Loss During Addiction Recovery
    Tuesday, March 17th, 2020

    Coping With Loss During Addiction Recovery

    Loss and grief are difficult to handle at any point in life, but they may be especially challenging when you are in recovery from addiction. Grief can occur many times throughout life, whether a loved one has passed away...
  • Holistic Treatment for Addiction
    Tuesday, March 10th, 2020

    Holistic Treatment for Addiction

    Addiction is a disease that can affect all aspects of your health, from your physical health to your emotional health. It’s not just a condition that affects your brain but can also affect your heart, liver, and other organs....
  • Going Back to Rehab After a Relapse
    Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020

    Going Back to Rehab After a Relapse

    While relapsing may make you feel guilty, you should know that relapse is a normal part of the recovery process from addiction. More than half of all people who go to a rehab facility experience a relapse, especially early...
  • The Effectiveness of Coerced Treatment for Drug Abuse
    Tuesday, February 25th, 2020

    The Effectiveness of Coerced Treatment for Drug Abuse

    Coerced treatment for drub abuse occurs when a person is forced involuntarily into rehabilitation for addiction. They may be ordered to rehab by the court due to criminal charges or at the request of their family or pressured into...
  • How to Balance the Demands of Aftercare While Maintaining Sobriety
    Tuesday, February 18th, 2020

    How to Balance the Demands of Aftercare While Maintaining Sobriety

    Maintaining sobriety can feel like a full-time job for many people after they leave rehabilitation. You’ll need to balance living a full life with a job and relationships alongside your continued treatment and commitment to sobriety. Sobriety can’t take...
  • Can I Send My Loved One to Rehab Involuntarily?
    Tuesday, February 11th, 2020

    Can I Send My Loved One to Rehab Involuntarily?

    People experiencing addiction can have a hard time committing themselves to a change or even realizing they have a problem. If you have a loved one experiencing addiction, you’ve probably tried over and over to convince them to seek...
  • The Link Between Addiction and Perfectionism
    Tuesday, February 4th, 2020

    The Link Between Addiction and Perfectionism

    Contrary to what one may think, when an individual is struggling with addiction, they are often struggling with perfectionism as well. Beneath their addiction, this person may have unrealistic expectations which have caused them to abandon their goals and...
  • Should You Tell Your Boss About Your Addiction
    Tuesday, January 28th, 2020

    Should You Tell Your Boss About Your Addiction

    76 percent of people who struggle with a drug or alcohol addiction still maintain their job. It makes sense then, that one of the most common reasons that people do not go into treatment is that they are afraid...
  • Effect of Alcohol on Mental Health
    Tuesday, January 21st, 2020

    Effect of Alcohol on Mental Health

    Studies show that nearly one-third of people with major depressive disorder also have a tendency to abuse alcohol.  So, does depression drive people to drink, or does drinking lead to depression? The answer – both can be true. Research...
  • Romance in Addiction Recovery
    Tuesday, January 14th, 2020

    Romance in Addiction Recovery

    Dating in recovery is a tricky issue. There’s nothing like being in a new relationship. The excitement of seeing each other and the mystery and allure of the other person is exhilarating. It’s hard to concentrate on anything else,...
  • The Role Childhood Trauma Plays in Opioid Addiction
    Tuesday, January 7th, 2020

    The Role Childhood Trauma Plays in Opioid Addiction

    Addiction science has made great strides toward a more thorough understanding of the role neurology plays in addiction and recovery. Still, there are many unanswered questions especially in regard to addiction development and susceptibility. There’s a link between childhood...