What Purpose Did Our Addictions Serve?

A powerful way of healing from our addictions is to examine what purposes our drugs of choice were serving so that we can find healthy replacements for them. Very often we use our addictive substances, behaviors and relationships as coping mechanisms for our mental and emotional pain. It is possible to discover other ways to […]

How Does Addiction Change The Brain?

The brain is a very important organ in the human body. It controls how we move, walk, talk, and speak. The brain adapts to environmental changes and allows us to cope with negative emotions, form memories, and learn. The addicted brain changes chemically and physiologically. Drugs and alcohol affect the brain’s neurotransmitters, which release an […]