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May 29, 2019

Depression and Addiction

Depression and Addiction’s Dangerous Cycle Every now and then, people experience the blues. After a stressful day at work, relationship issues or a traumatic experience it is normal for people to feel a little bit down for a period of time. However, depression is a very different thing. According to the American Psychiatric Association, depression […]

April 8, 2019

How Do I Convince My Loved One to Seek Treatment?

I Need To Convince My Loved One To Seek Treatment Most people suffering from addiction are unable to completely stop on their own. The inability to seek treatment, slow or stop use is one of the biggest red flags of addiction, and chances are, you have realized that your loved one can not do it […]

March 14, 2019

How Do I Get My Loved One Into Treatment?

How To Get Your Loved One Into Treatment It is extremely heartbreaking and difficult to watch someone you love go down the destructive path of addiction. It is a fatal, chronic disease with serious life-threatening consequences. There comes a point where people around the person suffering from addiction begin to realize that their loved one […]

March 4, 2019

What is the Therapeutic Alliance?

Understanding The Therapeutic Alliance The Therapeutic Alliance is a powerful factor in the process of emotional and psychological healing during addiction recovery. There are major four pillars that make up the Therapeutic Alliance, with the singular goal of saving lives and helping you grow a bond with your therapist. The four pillars of the Therapeutic […]

February 22, 2019

How Do I Get My Family Back?

Can You Get Your Family Back After Addiction? One of the hallmarks of addiction is suffering from a broken relationship with your family. Withdrawing and isolating yourself from loved ones in order to hide your addiction is very common as your social circle changes. Being defensive about your addiction, or even remaining in denial, are […]

February 6, 2019

How Attorneys Can Help Their Clients With Treatment

Attorneys Helping Clients with Treatment If you are an attorney and your client seriously needs help with their issues with addiction, now is the best time to help them get the treatment they need. When people are suffering from addiction, they act out in ways that they normally wouldn’t. One of the biggest red flags […]

January 4, 2019

Why Trust Matters in Recovery with Treatment Providers

Why Does Trust Matter? When in a drug or alcohol treatment center, many clients feel as if all they need to do is go through the motions. This includes going through detox, doing their therapy and staying sober. However, treatment is much more than that. Immersing yourself and putting trust in your treatment providers is […]

December 28, 2018

I have Depression and I am Addicted, What Gets Treated First?

Depression and Addiction If you are suffering from addiction, you are more than likely also suffering from another trauma, as well. This can include such things as mental illness, like depression. Mental illness and addiction often work together to exacerbate the other. Do you find yourself reaching for a drink or drugs if your depression […]

December 6, 2018

Effects on Children

Growing Up With an Addict Parent Unfortunately, children of a parent who suffers from addiction are often plagued with life-long effects, whether or not the parent was living in the home with them. While in active addiction, people are doing extensive emotional damage to their children and might not even realize it. Alternatively, if they […]

November 16, 2018

Why making the call for help is so hard

Admitting you need help is the most important step As the saying goes, admitting you have a problem is the most important step of recovery. Knowing you have a problem and accepting you have a problem are two different things. You are here, which means you recognize that your substance abuse is affecting your life […]