How to Spot Addiction in a Loved One

How to Spot Addiction in a Loved One

Spotting an addiction can be difficult. Many people will try to rationalize someone’s behavior especially if it’s a family member or loved one. However, there are signs that you can look for if you suspect that someone you care about is beginning to...
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...