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.

6 Ways to Guard Against Relapse when Transitioning Back to Living Alone

6 Ways to Guard Against Relapse when Transitioning Back to Living Alone 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 [...]

What Is an Employee Assistance Program?

What Is an Employee Assistance Program? 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 [...]

Physical Activity, Staying Busy and Living Sober

Physical Activity, Staying Busy and Living Sober 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 [...]

Addiction and an Underdog Mentality

Addiction and an Underdog Mentality 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 [...]

Four Things to Know Before Shopping for Rehab

Four Things to Know Before Shopping for Rehab 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 [...]

How Does Treatment Get Me from Addiction to Recovery?

How Does Treatment Get Me from Addiction to Recovery? 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 [...]

Building an Accurate Expectation of Treatment

Building an Accurate Expectation of Treatment 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 [...]

New to Rehab: What to Expect from Your Door to Treatment

New to Rehab: What to Expect from Your Door to Treatment 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 [...]

Learning to Believe in Yourself During Addiction Treatment

“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 [...]

5 Tips to Prevent the Development of Addiction

5 Tips to Prevent the Development of Addiction 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 [...]

4 Reasons to Find a Recovery Community That Offers Support After Relapse

4 Reasons to Find a Recovery Community That Offers Support After Relapse 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 [...]

Embracing Your Unique and Shared Past to Empower Recovery

Learning to Believe in Yourself During Addiction Treatment 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 [...]
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