Recovery Support: Drug Addiction and Families

2019-05-20T16:24:45-07:00May 15th, 2019|

Drug Addiction And Families: The Impact, Consequences, And How To Get Help As we all know, drug addiction is destructive. It destroys lives and can even end them too. But drug addiction isn’t only damaging to the addict themselves. It’s

5 Ways To Have a Sober Cinco de Mayo

2019-05-20T16:39:11-07:00May 3rd, 2019|

How to Have a Sober Cinco de Mayo Cinco de Mayo is the yearly celebration in memory of May 5, 1862-- the day that the Mexican army gained victory of the French Empire at Battle of Puebla. Each year, many

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How Do I Find An Ethical Treatment Center?

2019-05-20T16:36:36-07:00April 8th, 2019|

What is an Ethical Treatment Center and How Can I Find One? People who are suffering from addiction and know they need to get help will hopefully come to the decision to look for a treatment center. However, there are

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What to Know About Finding Help for an Addict

2019-05-20T16:10:42-07:00March 12th, 2019|

If a loved one in your life seems to be battling a substance addiction, there are some substantial questions you’re likely considering. Is this person fully addicted? Will he or she be alright? Is there anything I should be doing

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Signs You’re in a Codependent Relationship

2019-05-20T16:31:14-07:00February 19th, 2019|

What is Codependency? Whether or not you identify yourself as codependent, you are likely familiar with its definition in one way or another. Being in a codependent relationship is actually quite common. A lot of us have at least one

Enabling vs Empowering: What’s the Difference?

2019-04-29T11:38:25-07:00February 5th, 2019|

As a family member or friend of an addict, you are no doubt aware of the fact that your loved one’s addiction has an impact on your life.  Sometimes this is felt in small ways, such as the person being

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How to Cope When Your Spouse Enters Rehab

2019-03-18T21:26:52-07:00February 4th, 2019|

Seeking treatment for addiction can seem like a hard decision when it happens to family and friends, but how do you deal when it is your spouse who is entering rehab? It can be hard to unpack all of the

What is the Link Between Trauma and Addiction?

2019-02-22T00:08:36-07:00January 28th, 2019|

Addiction is one of the most difficult disorders to understand. People blame it on everything from a lack of morals to heredity, thrill-seeking to escape reality, immaturity, selfishness – the list is nearly endless because it’s human nature to want

When Families Face Addiction

2019-04-29T11:36:49-07:00January 28th, 2019|

Individual struggles with addiction are not solitary fights. Addiction impacts the whole family and can distort the family dynamic, creating long-standing dysfunction. It truly is a family disease. For this reason, the process of recovery requires more than just the commitment