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.
Isolation is risky for people living in recovery. When it’s time to begin living alone again, it’s important to find ways to include others in your life in order to avoid reverting back to unhealthy [...]
Every company wants healthy and happy employees, but life often gets in the way. When workers need additional help managing personal issues, Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs) offer a variety of [...]
Scientists from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) are considering the possibility that exercise – including active play, outdoor adventure, team sports, martial arts and dance – not only [...]
The notion that addiction is a “brain disease” was a concept conceived many years ago; though it lost traction for a while, that belief went through a resurgence and was widely recognized and rarely [...]
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration reports that, while many Americans go without the behavioral health treatment that they need, recent changes to our nation’s healthcare system [...]
The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) states that drug addiction is a complex illness characterized by grave problems, namely intense and, at times, uncontrollable drug cravings along with compulsive [...]
Many myths exist about substance abuse disorders and their treatment. It is important for your expectations to align with reality so you can prepare yourself for the arduous – but hopeful – journey of [...]
Leaving home to go to rehab can fill a person with equal parts uncertainty and hope. Whether the facility is across the country or close to home, knowing what to expect may alleviate the emotional turmoil [...]
“Believe in yourself” may sound like a cheesy slogan, but it’s actually a powerful mantra anyone can use to make lasting personal change. Having faith in yourself and your ability to create a better [...]
Addiction to alcohol and other substances is a costly problem – to our nation as well as to the individuals involved. In terms of dollars, says the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), disorders [...]
It’s not a sign of failure to experience a relapse after addiction treatment. It’s a common part of managing the disease over a lifetime. Many people use information they learn from a relapse to avoid [...]
As a disease, addiction is intensely personal. While there are symptoms everyone shares, the way a person manages the illness is highly individual.
Ways to Empower Recovery
Addiction experts recommend [...]