Oct 21, 2019

How Long is Alcohol Detox?

Voluntarily giving up unhealthy habits such as overeating, smoking, and alcohol can be incredibly difficult life choices. Alcohol, in...
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...
Aug 28, 2019

9 Alternatives to Antidepressants

Taking a new medication can be scary. There are so many potential side effects that the commercials depict.  Add to the fact that there...
Aug 24, 2019

Stages Of Relapse Defined

It is common for those who are struggling with addiction to make attempts at recovery only to relapse. The National Institute on Alcohol...
Aug 3, 2019

Sober Living After Rehab

Successfully completing a rehabilitation program can spell major success for living the rest of your life sober. It may be a scary thought...
Jun 13, 2019

Working Through Relapse as a Woman

After completing a treatment program, the hardest part is living sober and not falling back into old destructive patterns. Each day is a...
May 17, 2019

How Addiction Affects the Brain

Even though we can legally drink at age 21, our brains continue to grow well into our mid-twenties. For weeks to months after ceasing...
May 8, 2019

Signs That You May Be Heading Toward a Relapse

While relapse is one of the stages of change in addiction, it does not mean that it must happen to you. It is typically not an event that...