May 5, 2019

Is Addiction a Disease?

Unlike many other diseases we face today, addiction is a chronic disease that’s often misconstrued as being a personal choice. The...
May 3, 2019

The Stages of Change in Addiction

According to the Transtheoretical Model of Change, there are steps that an addict will go through when attempting to achieve and maintain...
May 2, 2019

Codependency in Substance Use Disorders

No one has a perfect family. That does not mean that it is not important to discern what is healthy versus unhealthy within familial...
May 1, 2019

Family Roles in Addiction

While an individual diagnosed with a substance use disorder plays the role of “the Addict,” it does not mean that other family members...
Apr 30, 2019

Making the Most of Your Addiction Treatment

Reaching recovery is seen as the final crucial step to overcoming a drug addiction of any kind, but it can make for some of the most...
Apr 30, 2019

The do’s and don’ts on what to say to your kids when dad leaves for treatment

Addiction is a family disease. The stress an active alcoholic or addict places on a family can be overwhelming and destructive....
Apr 29, 2019

3 Common Myths About Drug Addicts

It is easy to make assumptions about other people and what their problems are like—especially for drug addicts. They are troubled...
Apr 29, 2019

How to Ask for Help When You Relapse

We all make mistakes in life, and sometimes, we don’t make the best decisions. Whether you’re overwhelmed by work or life in general,...