Does Medication Assisted Detox Help Manage Withdrawals?

When a person who is battling addiction stops using drugs or alcohol, he or she can experience agonizing withdrawals. Withdrawal symptoms can be so painful and uncomfortable that the individual uses drugs or alcohol just to get relief. Before a person enters treatment, all toxic substances must be removed from their body. At intake, medical […]

Repairing Relationships After Addiction

Addiction damages relationships with your loved ones. Repairing relationships after addiction will take time because family and friends need time to heal. When trust is broken, it can be hard to mend a relationship. Respect your loved one’s boundaries to regain their trust. Addiction hurts everyone involved. Sober loved ones might struggle to understand why […]

Journaling in Recovery

Addiction affects all aspects of a person’s life, including mental, physical, and spiritual health. Drugs and alcohol change the brain’s chemistry and lead to dependency and addiction. People often use drugs or alcohol to cope with stress and devastating circumstances. Journaling is a therapeutic tool often used in treatment and recovery to keep track of […]

Addicted Online

Every day, people use the Internet for work, to play games, interact on social media, and shop online. Similar to a drug or alcohol addiction, when a person is addicted to the Internet, he or she continues the before despite negative consequences. The brain changes chemically and physiologically when a person has an addiction, making […]

The Deadly Effects Of Alcohol Withdrawal

Alcohol affects a person’s health physically, mentally, and emotionally and can lead to early death. The brain controls the way a person thinks, feels, moves, and walks. When a person drinks alcohol, the brain’s neurotransmitters release dopamine, which gives him or her euphoric and pleasurable feelings. The brain becomes dependant on alcohol to function, which […]

Why Get Sober?

Addiction is complicated and recovery can seem out of reach for a person struggling with it. Recovery is a life-long process and you will face many challenges and obstacles in your journey to sobriety. When a person is addicted, personal relationships with loved ones are compromised and fall apart. Addiction can result in job loss […]

Holistic Addiction Therapy

Treatment for addiction can be tailored to your individual needs. The length and type of treatment depend on the severity and duration of the drug or alcohol addiction, the type of drug used, and mental health. Holistic addiction therapy is effective in treating addiction and focuses on healing the mind, body, and spirit. Holistic therapy […]