The Real Truth About How To Deal With An Alcoholic

Alcoholism is a disease that can rip families apart. If left untreated, it can take away everything from the afflicted person and everyone they care about. This progressive, physical, and psychological condition can also be fatal. If you know someone struggling with...

How To Quit Drinking – 5 Steps To Get Started

There is no foolproof way to beat an addiction. It takes time, perseverance, dedication, and even setbacks for someone to overcome a dependence. It may feel impossible to quit. You may be scared of the withdrawal and even the feelings that may come with being sober,...

Why You Should Care About Opioid Addiction

Addiction is a terrible disease that inflicts pain and suffering on millions every year. Many people are still under the guise that drugs are found on street corners and not in our medicine cabinets. Prescription drugs are just as widely abused as illegal drugs, and...

How To Spot Signs Of Drug Abuse In Your Family

Did you know that 1 in 10 people have most likely used illicit drugs (cocaine, heroin, crystal meth) in the past month? According to a 2016 report by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), that’s 28.6 million Americans, aged 12 and...

Top 5 Treatment Center Questions Answered

How long will I have to stay? The simple answer is: The longer you stay, the better. Many patients are apprehensive about treatment due to the length it may require to get the help necessary. No one enjoys having their life uprooted, and it can be frightening to go to...

4 Things Great Addiction Counselors Never Do

Addiction Counseling and addiction therapy is key to providing individuals with drug and alcohol abuse coping mechanisms to use as they progress through a program. However, counseling isn’t just about providing these tools; it’s about discovering the root of where the...