The social stigma surrounding substance use disorders is that addiction is a choice, a character flaw, and a lack of integrity. More on this stigma and how you can change it here.
There is so much about alcoholism that brings us to grief. But when we accept that which we cannot understand, we can create room to feel, to live and to thrive. More on how to grow up OUT OF alcoholism here.
Mental addiction to alcohol is characterized by craving; physical addiction occurs when your body becomes dependent on alcohol to function normally. More on the distinction here.
A review of the PROs and CONs of combining insurance with halfway house reimbursement. An article of interest to parents and regulating state/federal governments! More about sober living and insurance here.
Gratitude = positive attitude. How can you start to incorporate gratefulness every day? Learn how to make a gratitude list in 7 easy steps here.
Some ideas for fun-in-the-sun activities..without the hangover!
There are thousands of addiction treatment centers in the U.S. alone. How do you know which is the right place for you? We help guide your process here.
Addiction promotes family dysfunction. So how can you break out of roles you’ve adapted to survive? Maggie Harmon speaks from experience here.
Enablers can help a loved one’s addiction recovery. How can you turn negative enabling into positive help? More here.
From Dr. Howard Samuels, three (3) tips on how to cope financially and emotionally to addiction…especially when the addict is your own child.