• Why Is Family Therapy Important?

    Why is family therapy important? Family therapy is a core element of behavioral health treatment, mental health treatment and treatment [...]

  • Quitting Alcohol Cold Turkey: What You Should Know

    The risks of alcohol abuse are something many people underestimate, since social drinking is common and accepted. Many people who [...]

  • Addiction and Denial: Why Admitting You Have a Problem Is the Hardest Step

    Addiction, also known as substance abuse, is becoming increasingly problematic every year. National U.S. statistics show an ever-increasing trend in [...]

  • Signs That Your Alcohol or Drug Use Has Become a Problem

    Drug and alcohol abuse can affect people from all walks of life. According to data from the National Council for [...]

  • 12-Step Programs for Addiction

    According to the National Center for Drug Abuse Statistics, 15 million Americans are living with alcohol use disorders, and more [...]

  • Healthy Ways to Manage Stress and Addiction

    Stress and addiction vulnerability are closely linked, with stress considered one of the main risk factors for substance use disorders. [...]

  • Is Addiction Genetic? Causes of Addiction

    Addiction has long been one of the most complex chronic conditions to understand. For many years, a lack of understanding [...]

  • What to Know About Being a Parent in Rehab

    Deciding to get help for substance abuse is hard enough, but when you factor kids into the equation, the choice [...]

  • Going to Rehab as a Parent

    While the idea of a parent being addicted to drugs or alcohol may be difficult to swallow, the reality is [...]

  • Should I Travel for Rehab?

    If you or someone you love is one of the millions of Americans affected by substance abuse, you might be [...]

  • Getting Your Life Back After Rehab

    Going through an addiction treatment program is challenging, but it's one of the earliest steps in the recovery journey. Alcohol [...]

  • Managing Chronic Pain in Addiction Treatment

    Whether short-term acute pain or seemingly endless chronic pain, the result is the same while a person experiences it. Pain [...]

  • Don’t Let Money Hold You Back from Recovery

    A national study in 2018 found that approximately 21.2 million people aged 21 or older in the U.S. were dealing [...]

  • Overcoming Relapse: Why It Isn’t a Sign of Failure

    Sometimes, an addiction relapse happens immediately after the patient completes the recovery process. Other relapses happen months or even years [...]

  • How Long Is Rehab When Treating Substance Abuse Disorders?

    Seeking addiction treatment can be challenging because it often requires you to fully commit to recovery to the exclusion of [...]