addiction treatment

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 […]
February 15, 2017

Do You Need Treatment? 5 Signs

Making the decision to get treatment at any level is a big step. Are you ready to commit to treatment? You’ve Wondered If You Need Help A common first sign that you are in need […]
October 19, 2016
Why You (Yes You) Deserve A Chance To Get Sober

Why You (Yes You) Deserve A Chance To Get Sober

You deserve to be happy You deserve to be healthy You deserve to be sober You deserve to feel freedom You deserve to feel inner peace You deserve to heal your past You deserve to […]
October 6, 2016
Gaining Financial Independence After Addiction Treatment

Gaining Financial Independence After Addiction Treatment

The gifts of recovery are endless. Healing from the inside out, we get blessed with chances to put the skills we gain in treatment to the test in managing our lives. Once we get to […]
August 25, 2016
president obama signs CARA

President Obama Passes CARA: What that Means for Recovery

President Barack Obama signed the final version of CARA, the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act. Most notably, CARA advocates for addiction to be treated as a medical disease rather than a criminal one. Other highlights […]
August 11, 2016
addiction transference

Understanding Addiction Transference

In addiction treatment there’s rarely a “one-trick” pony. The terms “dual-diagnosis” and “co-occurring disorders” have become synonymous with recovery marketing. Commonly, dual-diagnosis refers to the presence of addiction and/or alcoholism along with another diagnosable mental […]