April 26, 2018

8 Tips For a Successful Family Intervention

8 Tips For a Successful Family Intervention 8 Tips For a Successful Family Intervention Confronting a loved one about their addiction can be a huge challenge for everyone involved. Here are some tips to ensure a successful family intervention. Keyword(s): Family intervention Watching someone you love dearly turn into someone you don’t recognize at all is one of the most painful experiences you can endure. 40 million Americans 12-years-old and older are addicted to drugs and alcohol. And that doesn’t count other addictions. Only 10% are receiving treatment – making it a fatal epidemic. Sitting by idly is difficult, but at the same time, you don’t want to send them […]
April 25, 2018

Understanding the Dangerous and Deadly Opioid Epidemic

Understanding the Dangerous and Deadly Opioid Epidemic The Opioid epidemic is the name given to the increase in the misuse and abuse of prescription and non-prescription drugs of the class of opioids. Opioids are a class of drugs that include both legal and non-legal substances that have a pain-reducing effect. Opioid abuse and drug addiction are ravaging American families. Hundreds of thousands have lost their lives due to drug addiction and substance abuse in the United States, and it’s becoming more and more severe. Drug addiction affects entire families and chances are you know someone or know of someone who is struggling with opiate addiction or substance abuse problem. Opioids […]
April 23, 2018

5 Ways You Can Provide Support for Those With Drug Addictions

5 Ways You Can Provide Support for Those With Drug Addictions Ways You Can Provide Support for Drug Addictions Do you have a loved family member or friend struggling with drug addictions? Learn about the ways you can provide them with helpful support. Are you struggling to help a friend or family member with a drug addiction? You’re not alone. More than 21 million Americans have a substance abuse disorder. Behind many of those people are concerned relatives who are at a loss for how to help them. In this article, we’ll tell how what role you can play in a person’s recovery, and how to take the steps to […]
April 19, 2018

The Addiction Recovery Special Diet- How Nutrition Is Important For Addicts In Recovery

The Addiction Recovery Special Diet- How Nutrition Is Important For Addicts In Recovery To maintain healthy recovery from some addictions, you need to pay attention to many things including your mental, emotional and physical health. And this includes nutritional consumption. By eating right, you are giving your body the much-needed minerals and vitamins it requires. Through this, you can speed up your addiction recovery, restore your energy level, boost your overall health, elevate mood and keep the vital organs well functioning. Healthy nutrition and recovery from addiction go hand in hand. Thus it is crucial to maintain well balanced and healthy diet and take the least amount of packed foods […]
April 15, 2018

Lurking Danger! The Legal & Criminal Aspects of Drug and Alcohol Addiction

Lurking Danger!  The Legal & Criminal Aspects of Drug and Alcohol Addiction Welcome to one of the most dangerous aspects of addiction. The possibility of getting caught in a criminal or legal complication is a hazard that is often ignored and usually not discussed until it’s too late. Most addicts or alcoholics, and even the people in their lives, ignore these dangers when dealing with addiction. Yet, they are the ones that are affected and will suffer the most when something happens. The actual addiction can be like the tip of an iceberg, a glimpse of the practical addiction issues while underneath lies a huge body of potential risks that […]
April 11, 2018

Lies! Lies! Lies! How to Understand and Combat Lying in Drug and Alcohol Addiction Recovery and Treatment

The truth about Lying.  How to recognize lies, understand them, and use that knowledge in recovery and treatment! Lies! Lies!  Lies! How to Understand and Combat Lying in Drug and Alcohol Addiction Recovery and Treatment It’s true!  Addicts lie. They lie all the time.  They lie to everyone and at the top of the list of recipients are family and friends.  They lie to their employer, they lie to their spouse, and they lie to their children and think nothing of it. It’s an extreme betrayal of trust! Why do addicts lie so much? Addicts have very good reasons to lie.  They have a destructive habit and don’t want to […]