Oftentimes people who have a loved one or relative struggling with an addiction often don’t know how to help them. The decision to try and get help for someone you care about who has an addiction or substance abuse problem is never easy. Fortunately, with your...

4 Benefits of 90-Day Addiction Treatment Programs

Many options are available for addiction treatment programs, and one of the most frequently used—because it works—is a 90-day addiction treatment program. A long-term stay in treatment helps build solid, long-lasting foundations in recovery in several different ways....

Heroin and pain medications in particular continue to top the list as the fastest rising addictions in the United States. As with prescription pain-relief medications, just because a medication comes in prescription form doesn’t mean it’s safe to take...

Change in Recovery

What If Rehab Doesn’t Work? May 16, 2014 All too often, change in recovery is seen as a negative, especially when we are new. It does not have to be that way. Some changes are obviously good ones: our health improves, our closest relationships stabilize, new...

Alcoholism Medication: Does It Work?

Alcoholism Medication: Does It Work? Oct 10, 2014 Maybe it is a cultural phenomenon, maybe it is our disease at work, but scientists have been searching for an alcoholism medication that works for as long as alcoholism has existed. That claim was made again via yet...