Feb 14, 2019

Getaway or Outpatient Program?

No matter how long the "bottom" has been coming, when the time finally arrives to choose a treatment center—either as an addict, an...
Feb 5, 2019

How Long Until I Am Sober?

Good question. People ask us this often, not only for economic reasons (how much will this cost?), but also for work and family...
Feb 5, 2019

A Primer on Opiates and Opioids

In Signs of Opiate Addiction, we discussed the terms opiates and opioids. Both are powerful drugs that are highly effective for the relief...
Nov 6, 2018

Getting Sober Older: Finding Long-term Sobriety After 60

It started out like the hundreds, if not thousands, of Alcoholics Anonymous meetings he’d sat through before. A clubhouse, plastic lawn...
Oct 26, 2018

Drug and Alcohol Rehab Scams in California

It was disheartening to see the top story on CNN today (July 31st, 2013) referencing the scams orchestrated by California drug and...
Oct 22, 2018

Discovery Place Offers Affordable Rehab

Drug Rehab – No Insurance? Learn Your Low Cost-  Rehab Options Few of us ever plan on needing drug or alcohol rehab, and...
Oct 18, 2018

Drug Addict and Alcoholic Pecking Order

By Ric BrownFor as long as I have been around Alcoholics Anonymous, there has been a perceived, unspoken "pecking order" regarding drugs...
Oct 3, 2018

Drug Addiction and Alcoholism Rehabs

I work in the Admissions Department for a Nashville-area recovery center, and I'm also in recovery from alcoholism and opiate addiction....