Category Archives: Addiction Treatment

  • 7 Reasons Why You Should Never Detox at Home
    Friday, January 24th, 2020

    7 Reasons Why You Should Never Detox at Home

    The first step in getting clean and sober is detox. Once you complete a detox program, you can start treatment for the addiction and any underlying mental health disorders. Whether it’s due to money, a lack of information or...
  • 7 Tips for Maintaining Sobriety over the Holidays
    Tuesday, December 17th, 2019

    7 Tips for Maintaining Sobriety over the Holidays

    The holidays are a joyous time for many, but they can also present problems for people who are in recovery. The temptation from holiday gatherings and stress from trying to do too much can create the perfect recipe for...
  • Alcohol Toxicity: 8 Signs of Alcohol Poisoning And Their Causes
    Wednesday, August 7th, 2019

    Alcohol Toxicity: 8 Signs of Alcohol Poisoning And Their Causes

    More than three-quarters of Americans have consumed an alcoholic beverage in their lifetimes. They enjoy a beer while watching a football game, or sip a cocktail with friends after work. For the majority, this type of drinking doesn’t cause...
  • What Is EMDR Therapy?
    Friday, July 12th, 2019

    What Is EMDR Therapy?

    Victims of trauma can face a long road to recovery. What works well for one individual will not work well for another, but many clinicians have found success using a technique called EMDR therapy. EMDR stands for eye movement...
  • The Difference Between Being Sober and Being in Recovery
    Tuesday, April 9th, 2019

    The Difference Between Being Sober and Being in Recovery

    Sobriety and Recovery: Two Different Paths Alcohol and drug addiction often involve lots of myths and misconceptions, some more harmful than others. However, a very common misconception about these addictions and specifically their recovery processes is the difference between...
  • How to Talk to a Loved One About Substance Abuse
    Thursday, November 29th, 2018

    How to Talk to a Loved One About Substance Abuse

    If someone you love is showing signs of drug or alcohol abuse, you may be unsure what to do or whether you should say anything. However, there is much you can do, and your willingness to intervene could encourage them to get the...
  • Relationship Between PTSD, Sexual Trauma, and Substance Abuse
    Wednesday, October 17th, 2018

    Relationship Between PTSD, Sexual Trauma, and Substance Abuse

    Child Sexual Abuse in the United States According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, more than 62,000 cases of child sexual abuse were reported in the United States in 2012—and those are only reported cases. Both...
  • World Mental Health Day & Substance Use Disorder Awareness
    Wednesday, October 10th, 2018

    World Mental Health Day & Substance Use Disorder Awareness

    The World Health Organization (WHO) is observing World Mental Health Day on Wednesday, October 10th, 2018. The day is used to bring attention to mental health concerns and disorders that affect millions of Americans each day. There is also...