addiction treatment

July 14, 2017
avoiding treatment

5 Excuses You’re Using For Avoiding Treatment

Addiction Treatment is a commitment to a lifestyle change which doesn’t include drugs and alcohol anymore. It’s a daunting choice but can be a matter of life or death. If you’re avoiding treatment, these are […]
July 10, 2017
addiction treatment

Why People Don’t Get What They Need out of Treatment

Addiction Treatment can become a revolving door system. Addicts come in and out of treatment for many years of their lives claiming that it doesn’t help them. From one program to the next, they struggle […]
July 7, 2017
Naloxone Empowers Family

Naloxone Empowers Family Members and Friends To Be First Responders

Opioid addiction is becoming so widespread it is living on the streets, in our parks, on our beaches, and in our restaurants. Drug addiction is no longer something that happens on dark corners, in alley […]
July 6, 2017
marijuana addiction treatment

As Marijuana Legalization Spreads, Marijuana Addiction Treatment Seekers Grow

The number of people going to treatment for marijuana addiction due to the mandate of a court is dropping, The Washington Post reports. As marijuana legalization and medicalization continues to spread, there is less room […]
June 27, 2017
talking about addiction

4 Things To Say When You Don’t Feel Like You Can Say Anything

Communication is hard for everyone, not just addicts and alcoholics in recovery. Like all human beings, we have a need to be heard, acknowledged, and understood. Unfortunately, we aren’t always in situations where it would […]
May 22, 2017

For Opioid Abuse, Addiction Treatment Is A Life Saver, Literally

It is strange to think that someone with an addiction to opioids wouldn’t seek addiction treatment. When we experience heart problems, we see a cardiologist. Stomach problems warrant a trip to the gastroenterologist. In the […]
May 9, 2017

4 Questions You Ask Yourself When You Think Your Loved One Is Addicted To Drugs

Addiction is either out in the open or hidden away. Discovering a loved one’s addiction can be scary and unsettling. Will I Know For Certain If They Are Addicted? There are many obvious and less […]
May 5, 2017

Three Myths About Opioid Addiction That Just Aren’t True

Myths are created about what addiction is or isn’t because addiction is hard to understand. More importantly, addiction is scary and uncomfortable for many people. Rather than take the time to really understand how it […]
April 11, 2017

Grieving Your Addiction

Addiction treatment and therapeutic recovery involve a lot of grief work. Grief is often repressed in many people due to significant losses in their lives. Unable to cope with the pain and many emotional stages […]