02
FEB
2017
holding hands offering support after rehab

Making It Through Rehab With No Support

There are many factors involved in determining how someone responds to rehab.  One of the most influential factors in successful recovery is a strong support structure.  However, many recovering addicts do not receive this much-needed support from any friends or family members. ...
27
JAN
2017
cocaine and syringe

5 Cocaine Facts You Didn’t Know

Cocaine facts are often construed or misinterpreted, but most Americans are familiar with cocaine to some extent.  In fact, many movies and songs today portray the use of cocaine as an acceptible form of entertainment.  Although cocaine is well-known as a popular recreational...
05
JAN
2017

Effective Treatment Programs

An Impossible Dream   Sobriety is often an impossible dream for people who are struggling with drug and alcohol addiction. However, recovery can be achieved no matter how hopeless their situation is. Change is also possible. This can be achieved if the individual has the right...
22
DEC
2016
happy woman and man after addiction recovery

Supporting a Loved One in Recovery

One of the hardest things to face during recovery is the first few months after leaving rehab.  Needless to say, the time spent in rehab was filled with compassionate staff and well-structured activities.  However, when returning home, the addict feels the absence of that...
30
NOV
2016

Rehab: How Drug and Alcohol Rehab Changes Lives

Experiencing troubles with drugs and/or alcohol produces deleterious effects. Individuals may experience strain in their personal relationships, a lack of success at work or an overall decline in their health. Attending drug and alcohol rehabilitation programs, whether they are...
23
NOV
2016

Understanding How Behavioral Rehab Works

Some people may not know how behavioral therapy works for rehab patients. There are several different components to behavior rehab that can be helpful for substance abuse recovery. Avoiding Behavior Triggers The first part of behavioral rehab is to put a stop to behavioral...
15
NOV
2016

Recovery Statistics

Addiction is not a chronic disease from which there is no way out. It is absolutely treatable, but recovery is never easy and anyone who says otherwise is sugarcoating it. It is hard and difficult but extremely fulfilling when you give up on that addiction of yours and emerge...
03
NOV
2016
young man at work staying sober after rehab

How to Stay Sober After Rehab

You’re off to a great start.  You completed detox and rehab and are ready to begin your new, sober life.  The world looks exciting as you consider all the possibilities awaiting you this time around.  However, there remains a small fear nagging at you about relapse.  What...
27
OCT
2016

Myths vs. Facts About Rehabilitation Programs

If you or someone you love is dealing with addiction, you want to find effective help quickly. Dealing with this issue can feel isolating, but it’s important to remember you are not alone. In fact, over 23.5 million Americans need help each year due to drug or alcohol...
13
OCT
2016

Finding Serenity in Life Through Drug Rehab

Overcoming drug addiction can be extremely difficult. However, those who are successful are grateful to find that life can be happier and more fulfilling than they ever imagined. Reaching that level of success is challenging, but the rewards of overcoming addiction are more than...