Category Archives: Addiction Treatment

  • 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...
  • International Overdose Awareness Day
    Friday, August 31st, 2018

    International Overdose Awareness Day

    “There wasn’t any white light. I didn’t make out Jesus or see my dead family members. It was just oblivion and it was very frightening.” – Overdose Survivor August 31st is International Overdose Awareness Day. The goal of this worldwide...
  • Regular Exercise Can Help With Drug & Alcohol Addiction Recovery
    Monday, July 30th, 2018

    Regular Exercise Can Help With Drug & Alcohol Addiction Recovery

    Overcoming strong drug addiction and crippling alcohol addiction is a challenge for your mind, body, and soul. As such, you will greatly benefit from exploring recovery methods that integrate benefits for all three. What can you do on a regular basis that helps...