Jan 5, 2020

What Is a Drug and Can Alcohol Be A Drug?

What is a drug? What is the accepted definition? According to the Oxford dictionary, a drug is anything that is “a medicine or other...
Jan 4, 2020

How To Engage In A 12-Step Meeting

After you have completed a treatment program for alcohol and substance abuse, you want to make sure that you keep up with continued care...
Dec 28, 2019

Why Keeping In-Touch With Support After Recovery Is Important

The stages of substance abuse start slowly as the disease takes hold and then rapidly speed up to end in a very sad, isolated existence....
Dec 8, 2019

Strategies To Help Avoid Relapse

When one is ready to get clean and reclaim their health and life it is a commendable action. Entering treatment is an intimidating...
Dec 2, 2019

Rebuilding Relationships After Addiction

Often referred to as a family disease, addiction affects every part of an individual’s life and relationships negatively. It's not just...
Nov 30, 2019

How Support Your Newly Sober Friend

The bad news is your friend has a substance abuse problem. The good news is they wanted to get help and they got it. You miss your old...
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...