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June 6, 2019

I Keep Relapsing, Why?

Why Do I Keep Relapsing? You finally made the decision to get sober and receive treatment for your addiction. You went through your program, experienced detox and received all the tools you need to be able to live a long, happy healthy life in recovery. However, you find that you keep slipping up. Relapsing is […]

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 1, 2019

What Replaces Drugs or Alcohol After Rehab?

Life After Rehab When you go through rehab and enter back into normal life, it can be difficult to wrap your head around what your new lifestyle might be like. What was once a life consumed by negativity and constant alcohol or drug-seeking behavior is now replaced with a new, healthy lifestyle. While you have […]

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 […]

January 15, 2019

How Addiction Impacts Families

Addiction is a Family Disease What many people don’t understand is that addiction is a family disease. When a loved one is suffering from addiction, it is important that the whole family comes together and takes a hands-on approach in their recovery. However, this can be difficult for many people, given the impact that the […]

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 […]