What is a Sober Living House and How it Helps Recovery

What is a Sober Living House and How it Helps Recovery

 If you or someone you know is in substance or alcohol recovery, you might be wondering what a sober living house is.  What is a sober living house A sober living house is a place that patients who are leaving recovery can move into with other recovery patients. The...
Know the Signs of Alcohol Abuse Disorder

Know the Signs of Alcohol Abuse Disorder

Are you wondering if you have a problem with alcohol? Do you know the signs of alcohol abuse and alcoholism? Signs of alcohol abuse  So, what are the symptoms of alcohol abuse or alcoholism? The following are signs of alcohol abuse and addiction: You need to...
Addiction and Relationships the Unhealthy Toll it takes

Addiction and Relationships the Unhealthy Toll it takes

Anyone who has a relationship with someone who is suffering from addiction understands the unhealthy toll it takes on the relationship; even when the addict won’t admit it.  Like all aspects of the addict’s life, the relationships in their life including romantic...
Intervention Tips How to Talk to a Loved One

Intervention Tips How to Talk to a Loved One

If you have a loved one with a substance abuse problem you may have tried already talking to them about getting help. However, they have not done so and you’re afraid of what may happen if they do not. It might be time to stage an intervention.  How an intervention...
Are You Helping Your Loved Ones Addiction

Are You Helping Your Loved Ones Addiction

Are you enabling your loved one’s addiction? Do you cover for them? Give them money? How about excuses?  What is an enabler An enabler or helper is when a family member or friend of an addict supports the addict’s use through behaviors or thoughts. Enabling...