Sep 16, 2019

How Drug Addicts Think Differently

On the surface, some drug addicts might seem like completely normal people. In many cases, they still very much are. But as you become...
Sep 15, 2019

Key Principles To Effective Addiction Treatment

What is addiction? Is it a personal choice? Maybe a weakness? Addiction has been classified and defined as a disease. There has been plenty...
Sep 14, 2019

How Substance Abuse Affects Pregnancy

Alcohol use, tobacco use, and certainly many other forms of illicit drug use during pregnancy are big no-no’s. Not only do we know abuse...
Sep 13, 2019

Continuing Care Throughout Recovery

Often, we push away loved ones during our active addiction. Recovery is a lifelong process. Even if we were lucky enough to be able to make...
Sep 12, 2019

Consequences for Violating Court-Ordered Rehab Treatment or Alternative Rehabilitation Treatment

There are different types of court-ordered diversion programs. Sometimes these are in an inpatient or residential setting and other times...
Sep 11, 2019

What to Do If Your Addicted Son or Daughter Asks You for Money

No parent wants to see their child hurting or in harm’s way. Sometimes it can be difficult to ask our loved one what the money they are...
Sep 10, 2019

How to Stop Enabling a Drug Addict

Drug and alcohol addiction is never beneficial--whether for the addict or the people they love. Not only does it encourage poor habits, but...
Sep 9, 2019

Intervening in an Alcoholic’s Addiction

You have been living under stress for weeks, months, maybe even years now. As time goes on, you start to feel hopeless about how to help...