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Why There is No Right Way to Ask for Addiction Help

Why There is No Right Way to Ask for Addiction Help

Addiction is a cruel and unforgiving master.  To achieve a state of true addiction, one usually ends up burning many bridges and losing the trust of dear friends and family.  That being said, there can come the point when an addicted person realizes that enough is enough and it is time to get help.  So with the trusted bridges half…

Teamwork in Sobriety: Why Group Therapy Works

Teamwork in Sobriety: Why Group Therapy Works

Getting sober is not a quick or easy path.  It takes a lot of time and effort to get off of an addicting substance and regain complete control over oneself. Often there are many feelings of shame and guilt that go along with addiction to alcohol or illicit drugs. These feelings cause the path to recovery to be marred by…

The Consequences of Addictive Thinking Patterns

The Consequences of Addictive Thinking Patterns

Most of your thoughts and beliefs are based on prior experiences and your conclusions about what has happened. Thought patterns start early in life. Many of your views reflect messages from parents, siblings, peers, teachers and other influential people in your life. Addictive thinking patterns are, in fact, distorted thoughts. Your thoughts may be either rational or distorted. Sensible or realistic…

Many Challenges on the Road to Recovery

Many Challenges on the Road to Recovery

The 21st century brought a lot of new factors and challenges for the United States to conquer. There is no doubt whatsoever that drug and alcohol abuse and addiction is one of the top concerns in the country today. In fact, when it comes to the health and the vitality of the American people, drug and alcohol abuse and addiction…

The Long Term Effects of Using Weed

The Long Term Effects of Using Weed

Imagine the world where the youth run wild, driven to madness and manslaughter, attempted murder, reckless driving and even underage abuse and sex. Imagine the world where all of this is happening because every young adult is using weed. Sounds horrifying, right? Well, that was the driving focus of the most famous propaganda film of the last century, “Reefer Madness.”…

Rehabilitation Services: Primary Choices and Options

Rehabilitation Services: Primary Choices and Options

The road to recovery from substance abuse and addiction is a long and often painful one. However, there are a plethora of rehabilitation services available that are designed for the sole purpose of assisting you in your recovery, hopefully making it a little easier along the way. When considering a rehabilitation service, it’s important to look at all of the…