Family learning family therapy techniques

Family Therapy Techniques

Family therapy is an important part of addiction treatment. It allows the individual to be surrounded by the people who love and support them the most. Drug abuse doesn’t just affect the person who has the addiction, and this type of therapy encourages everyone to heal from the past. In this article, we will include a…

National Alcohol Screening Day in 2019

National Alcohol Screening Day in 2019

The Thursday during the first full week of April is National Alcohol Screening Day. In 2019, this is on April 11. Colleges, military bases, some government facilities, and other offices offer screening opportunities. While not many people immediately think to participate, they should. Alcohol screenings are a useful health tool and a great way of…

Learn how to stay sober with our help.

Learn How to Stay Sober

After rehab, expect good days and bad days, which are usual in everyone’s life. It will be how you handle those stressful times that determine if your sobriety lasts. Rehab treatment can teach you how to stay sober, but it’s up to you to put those lessons into practice. Thankfully, there are methods to help…

Is Alcoholism Genetic Specifically?

Is Alcoholism Genetic?

Why can some people have a couple of drinks and walk away while others drink to excess? Experts now believe that alcohol abuse runs in families. There is evidence to a correlation between your family history of alcoholism and your chances of becoming addicted to alcohol. So, is alcoholism genetic or is there something else…

mdma vs molly comparison

MDMA vs Molly Comparison

One of the more popular illicit drugs on the party scene is MDMA. It’s better known by its street slang name of ecstasy or molly. One of the reasons it’s so popular is because it creates a sense of euphoria and emotional openness. This induced elation makes it popular for party goers. Among users, there…

A man struggles with an addiction relapse

Addiction Relapse Signs and Concerns

The possibility of addiction relapse is always a real concern for those in recovery. It’s also a cause for concern for family and friends. At the same time, a false accusation of relapse can damage fragile trust between you and your loved one. You want to help your recovering loved one but they may also…

Common types of hallucinogens.

Common Types of Hallucinogens

As the name implies, hallucinogens are types of illegal substances that cause users to have hallucinations. This means that users of these drugs can become wildly out of touch with reality while high and difficult to control or communicate with. Moreover, these drugs are addictive and can have a serious impact on the life of…

ocd and addiction.

OCD and Addiction

Many people fighting an addiction also struggle with underlying mental health issues. The following material will talk about obsessive-compulsive disorder, also known as OCD. It will also discuss the important ways that OCD and addiction can be addressed successfully in the treatment setting. Learn more about how to deal with mental disorders and their treatment…

ptsd symptoms in men.

PTSD Symptoms in Men

Many people dealing with substance abuse and addiction have experienced a traumatic event in their past. What is the link between addiction and trauma? What are the most common PTSD symptoms in men? The material below will address these important questions more fully. Understanding PTSD To recognize common PTSD symptoms in men, we must know…

teen substance abuse signs

How to Spot Teen Substance Abuse

The teen years are a time of exploration in which many young people experiment with various personas and roles. Even the most committed and watchful parent can often have a hard time grappling with their child’s varying moods and priorities. In many cases, parents miss the early warning signs of teen substance abuse. Unfortunately, some…