Should I Detox from Alcohol at Home or Have Medical Supervision?

When you have been using alcohol to cope and have decided to detox and start healing, the first question will often be about where you should detox. Some people lean

Tips for Overcoming Social Anxiety

Every person has experienced anxiety in public. However, not everyone has debilitating, intense episodes of fear and anxiety because of a public performance. These performances don’t need to be as

8 Tips for Maintaining Sobriety During Quarantine

No one expected for the entire world to shut down at the beginning of 2020- it was supposed to be a new decade full of new opportunities, adventures, and living

Addiction Amongst Active Duty Military & Veterans

The stresses of military life can take their toll on the brave men and women that defend the United States. There is a zero-tolerance policy for drugs while enlisted in

Understanding How Your Addiction Affects Your Children

Addiction is a family disease that causes damage to the addict themselves and also to their loved ones that are close to them. It can cause relationships to break due

What Role Does Family Counseling Play in Addiction Treatment?

For those suffering from addiction, going to treatment can be a daunting decision. It can be difficult to seek help for yourself, delving deep into your own demons and overcoming

Evidence-Based Treatments for Addiction

In today’s world of addiction treatment, there is a combined use of evidence-based and experiential treatments. Both have numerous benefits for those in recovery. However, only the evidence-based treatments have

How Can You Recognize the Symptoms of Teen Alcohol Abuse?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), alcohol is the most commonly used substance among teens in the United States. This could be because most have access

Understanding Why Connection Is Vital to Addiction Recovery

When you are suffering from addiction, it can be easy to feel isolated and alone. You often want to hide your actions from loved ones and relationships are too easily

The Difference Between a Habit & an Addiction

When an individual takes up a new hobby or activity that becomes a habit, it can be difficult to know when they cross the line into making it an addiction.