Detox and the Beginning of Recovery

Detox and the Beginning of Recovery

One of the earliest stages of addiction treatment is in many cases one of the most uncomfortable both physically and mentally. Before any treatment for alcohol or drug abuse can take place, someone who is suffering from addiction must first undergo a detox program....
Ways to Combat Overconsumption

Ways to Combat Overconsumption

Alcoholism is a serious disease which affects almost 18 million Americans, which would translate into one in every twelve adults. Because of the high number of those suffering from some type of addiction or dependence, alcohol has been ranked as the number one...
Not All Treatment Is the Same

Not All Treatment Is the Same

When it comes to treatment for addiction, not all treatment is the same. Many people who received treatment for substance abuse have gone through the traditional 12-step program. For those who are not familiar with the 12-step program, it was created by the founders...
Choosing a Different Path to Recovery

Choosing a Different Path to Recovery

Addiction is a complicated disease, and there is no one size fits all method when it comes to treating it. It’s not like someone who is suffering from a headache and taking Tylenol. When it comes to treating addiction, there are numerous aspects to consider....