Being around a person with an addiction can be painful, especially when you love them and care about their well-being. No matter what stage you are in a relationship, if you are dating an alcoholic, it will affect you in many ways. It can be frustrating, confusing, and even frightening to witness someone’s descent into… Continue reading Dating an Alcoholic
Rehab Or Treatment: What’s The Difference and Which One Is Right For You? Treatment for addiction recovery can seem complex, with a million different options. Addiction is a condition that affects everyone differently; therefore, not all treatment methods will work on every person. With so much at stake—relationships, career, health, life, family, and more—it can… Continue reading Rehab Or Treatment: What’s The Difference and Which One Is Right For You?
What’s It Like To Go To An IOP (Intensive Outpatient Program)? When finding the right drug or alcohol treatment program for you, you may find that you could have better results with an IOP, also known as an Intensive Outpatient Program. Choosing an IOP isn’t the right choice for everybody, but it can still provide… Continue reading What’s It Like To Go To An IOP (Intensive Outpatient Program)?
This blog post was created as part of a collaboration with SelfGrowth.com If you clicked on this blog post, it could be for one of many reasons: you’re searching for answers or alcohol abuse treatment centers for yourself, you’re seeking information for a loved one, you’re looking for help for a client, or perhaps you’re researching… Continue reading Rehab Facility Questions You Should Be Asking
Families can have a complicated dynamic that is necessary to address if a person is working toward full recovery. Treating the entire family can help ensure that the patient will be able to cope with their closest relationships and avoid the kind of conflict drama that can lead to relapse. With systemic family treatment, each… Continue reading Seasons Systemic Family Treatment
Rapper and hip hop artist Macklemore has been open about discussing his issues with staying sober and the daily tasks of recovery. He makes sobriety a top priority in his life since getting treatment for opioid addiction and he credits his family as his motivating factor for remaining abstinent. He worries about the possibility of… Continue reading Macklemore “Family Keeps Me Sober”
Many people who drink are not alcoholics. However, since alcohol is legal and such a popular social activity, people should be aware of significant differences between alcoholics and social drinkers. The precipice of alcoholism is slippery and anybody can slide down, no matter how much they think they will never become one. By being aware… Continue reading Social Drinker or Symptoms of Alcoholism?
A steady rise in opioid abuse has become more than an alarming trend, it is now a national crisis that must recognized. In years between 1999 and 2015 there were more than 183,000 deaths related to prescription opioid overdoses. These types of drugs can be identified as the main reason that deaths among a specific… Continue reading Who is to Blame for the Opioid Epidemic?
If you are looking to make a significant change in your life and understand that treatment is needed to break the cycle of addiction, there is hope. A treatment center can help put a stop to addiction and instigate a health change for the better. We have a few tips that could help make the… Continue reading Finding Hope in Treatment
People suffering from alcohol or drug addiction may not realize how important their diet can be especially in the early stages of recovery. The people struggling with addiction are used to abusing their bodies. They also have fallen into an unhealthy lifestyle based around their addiction of choice.While there is a lot of emotional work… Continue reading How Nutrition and Exercise are helpful in drug addiction recovery?