How To Choose The Best Drug-Addiction Treatment Program For You

Finding the drug-addiction treatment that will work best for you takes some research, discussion, and thought. If you want your treatment to be successful, think about what you would like to see and experience while in treatment. Are you open to going to group...

Why Drug Counseling Is So Important For Your Overall Recovery

Accepting help from a trained counselor is an essential part of your recovery journey, yet many people resist this step. If you feel resistance toward working with a professional counselor, understanding their role in your recovery might help. Let’s go over the...

Tips For Successfully Completing Your Court-Ordered Rehab

People who suffer from addiction will rarely ask for help to get clean. There are many emotions involved in addiction including anger, pain, shame, or trauma. Often, these emotions coupled with the addiction itself will hinder a person from getting help on their own....

What Happens During Drug-Addiction Treatment?

Acknowledging and accepting treatment for an addiction is important on the road to recovery. However, the process might create anxiety and uncertainty for those who don’t know what comes next. Many people worry what an addiction-recovery program will ask of them and...

What You Should Expect From Your Drug Counseling

Addiction doesn’t happen overnight, and neither does treatment and recovery. The best treatment facility should ensure you have every opportunity to learn and heal throughout the process. Taking the first step in rehabilitation offers courage and hope for you and your...

3 Things to Know About Court-Ordered Rehab

With addiction numbers fluctuating every year, countless courtrooms are full of drug or petty-crime charges. Many of those offenders needing treatment over jail time. Court-ordered rehab is something that can be ordered for a defendant instead of jail time where the...

What You Need to Know About Opiate Abuse and Your Family

Opiate abuse is a widespread epidemic that affects 20.5 million people alone in the United States with millions more worldwide. What many people often forget is that opioids don’t just include illegal, illicit drugs, they include the legal ones such as prescription...

Alcoholism And Marriage: 3 Signs It’s Time To Talk

While most of us know what alcoholism is, it’s hard to pick it out in our daily lives, especially if it’s affecting someone close to us. It’s not easy to see if someone’s drinking habits are normal or part of a bigger issue. Those with healthy relationships with...

3 Tips For Enjoying Holiday Events Post-Treatment

Holidays are a time for celebration and joy. The same should be true for individuals who are moving through life post-treatment. However, the holidays can sometimes conjure up difficulties that make staying clean and sober throughout the festivities a challenge. With...

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...

3 Steps For Putting An Alcoholism Treatment Program Into Action

As with any disease, having a treatment plan in place can make the start of rehabilitation a little easier to handle. With treatment for addictions, it might help the patient move into a more positive mindset when they have the plan laid out in front of them for how...

Real Signs Of Alcohol Abuse And What You Should Do When You See Them

Alcohol abuse is a serious and dangerous problem, and it’s not as uncommon as you might think: Alcohol abuse affects 15.1 million adults in the United States alone.* Alcohol abuse can be difficult to identify in oneself and in others, especially if you don’t know the...

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...