Category Archives: Addiction Treatment

  • Is it Possible to Get Addicted to Marijuana
    Monday, July 6th, 2020

    Is it Possible to Get Addicted to Marijuana

    There’s a common misconception going around that marijuana is not addictive. In fact, in recent years, it has been legalized in a dozen states and praised for its medicinal purposes. Unfortunately, this sends the message that marijuana is safe....
  • The Best Strategies for Planning a Successful Intervention
    Wednesday, April 1st, 2020

    The Best Strategies for Planning a Successful Intervention

    When you live with someone who is addicted to drugs and alcohol, it’s normal to feel helpless and hopeless. You don’t have control over the addict’s choices and behaviors, yet you end up suffering some of their consequences. What...
  • How Childhood Trauma Can Impact Your Recovery
    Monday, March 23rd, 2020

    How Childhood Trauma Can Impact Your Recovery

    A strong link exists between childhood trauma and addiction. Trauma is defined as any event or set of circumstances experienced by a person as threatening or emotionally or physically harmful. It’s important to realize that traumatic experiences are different...
  • 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...