6 Signs of Codependency

6 Signs of Codependency

Sometimes the roots of addiction are subtle and deeply personal. Of all the obstacles one can encounter in struggling with substance abuse, codependency can be the most difficult to overcome. Codependency is the excessive reliance on a part...
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Understanding Helping vs Enabling

Are You an Enabler? Understanding Helping vs. Enabling

When a loved one is struggling with drug addiction, our instinct is to help the addict in any way possible. While helping an addicted loved one is not a bad thing, it can be an extremely slippery slope. There is a fine line between truly he...
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How to Recover From Codependency

Codependency is a difficult problem to overcome. It is a relationship problem that exists within yourself that directly impacts your relationship with others. For those who struggle with a drug and alcohol addiction, codependency is a commo...
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Understanding Codependency in Addiction

Addiction is a complex condition whose roots are can be difficult to understand. When an addict seeks treatment, there can be many factors that can complicate their recovery. While some factors are obvious, there are some which can be more...
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What is Codependency?

What Is Codependency?

Codependency is a concept which defies a singular definition. It encompasses a wide range of maladaptive behavior that allows drug addiction to flourish. To address codependency in addiction, one must understand its' roots and how it develo...
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What are the benfits of vivitrol in recovery?

The Benefits of Vivitrol in Your Recovery

Making the decision to become clean and sober is a life-changing experience. While there is no doubt that therapy and peer support are important in helping you get sober, treatment staff will give you additional tools that will aid in your...
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Beating the Stigma of Medically Assisted Treatment

To head the ongoing opioid crisis that is plaguing the United States, many treatment facilities are adopting an “all hands-on deck approach”. One of the most effective tools in turning back drug addiction is medically-assisted treatment (MA...
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How can you safely dispose of prescruption drugs?

A Short Guide to Disposing of Prescription Medications

The United States is in the midst of an opioid drug epidemic. In 2016, more than 63,600 people died of accidental drug overdoses. Of those deaths, two-thirds were attributed to prescription painkillers and opiates such as heroin. By some es...
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The Benefits of Medication Assisted Treatment

Over the past number of years, drug treatment facilities have adopted new approaches to help combat substance abuse. One of the most important approaches is the development of Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT). In combination with therapy...
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9 Ways to Deal with Alcohol Cravings

9 Ways to Deal with Alcohol Cravings

Quitting alcohol for good entails more than simply putting down the bottle. When you find sobriety, you can battle strong cravings that can undermine your recovery. To increase the chances of long-term recovery, you must develop healthy cop...
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