Help for Addictions

As family and friends, helping our loved one realize their addiction and then getting them help can be challenging and expensive. As a person struggling with addiction, decisions and support can also be just as hard. We’ve collected information to help answer some key questions on what it takes and what challenges one may face when considering help for addiction. However, addictions have many aspects and may not be considered in our information. Our compassionate coordinators are committed to getting you the answers you need. Contact us and we’ll do our best to help you understand addiction and where to go for help.

Why Does My Therapist Ask Me About My Family?

Why Does My Therapist Ask Me About My Family? Some people love to talk about their families while other people would rather just leave the subject alone. When it comes to addiction treatment, family history is important due to the existence of genetic [...]

The Pros and Cons of Being at “Home” During Recovery

The Pros and Cons of Being at “Home” During Recovery It is sometimes said that “Home is where the heart is.” In the case of individuals dealing with the powerful effects of a substance use disorder, one could restate that adage to “Home is where the [...]

How Continued Drug Use Leads to an Overdose

How Continued Drug Use Leads to an Overdose Drug overdoses aren’t always fatal, but death is common. An overdose is the body’s response to a toxic level of chemicals and often occurs when a person develops a drug tolerance and takes too much of [...]

How Healthy Does Detox Get Me?

How Healthy Does Detox Get Me? Detox is a substantial part of the addiction treatment process. Detox can help substance abusers safely overcome withdrawal and return to a good state of health because the body has eliminated all [...]

The Benefits of Journaling in Recovery

The Benefits of Journaling in Recovery Thoughts are fleeting—that’s why writing them down during recovery offers such valuable insight. It’s easy for memories to be fuzzy or downright inaccurate—a written record of events over days and [...]

Choosing Treatment: Why You Need to Call Rehab Centers for Information

Choosing Treatment: Why You Need to Call Rehab Centers for Information When it’s time to seek help for addiction treatment, it’s important to research options before heading to a facility. The best treatments are scientifically researched and offer a collaboration between [...]

6 Benefits of a Recovery Lifestyle

6 Benefits of a Recovery Lifestyle The human brain finds it easy to focus on the negative or the downside of a recovery lifestyle vs. the benefits. Taking the time to see how recovery enhances life offers a glimpse at a better future and the [...]

3 Reasons to Not Waste Time Before Getting Sober

3 Reasons to Not Waste Time Before Getting Sober Drug and alcohol addictions can fool both addicts and their loved ones into thinking that everything is fine. It does not want to be found out, so it may find countless ways to disguise itself as part of [...]

Reviewing EMDR

Reviewing EMDR Although it’s less understood than other therapies, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy is a scientifically based treatment that helps people manage disturbing memories. Through [...]

Navigating the Holidays with an Addicted Loved One

addicted-son-mother-father-talking While the winter holidays can be a time of festive celebration and connecting with loved ones, these gatherings can also be charged with stress and anxiety. Anticipation levels may be high for good things [...]

Why Finding Funding for Treatment Is Worth It

Why Finding Funding for Treatment Is Worth It When everything seems to be going wrong—relationships, work, life, etc.—the last thing on someone’s mind is finding a way to pay for rehab. The consequences of going without help are far worse, however. [...]

The Value of Support When Coping with Depression and Anxiety

The Value of Support When Coping with Depression and Anxiety Mood disorders such as depression and anxiety keep a person from living a fulfilling life. When people are treated for these conditions, they learn skills for managing stress and daily life that include [...]
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