February 27, 2018

Your Body And Mind On Drugs And Alcohol

Your Body And Mind On Drugs And Alcohol … How They Affect Your Body And Mind   How Do Different Types Of Drugs Affect You? When it comes to various types of drugs and how they affect the body, mind, and spirit, the reality is much worse than it may seem. While seemingly harmless or somewhat innocuous in moderation, the truth is that drugs not only have a huge effect on the physical health of the body, but they also have a negative effect on the emotional and mental health of the body as well. Drugs affect the user instantly, as well as later down the road, in many different […]
February 23, 2018

Why Traveling for Addiction Treatment Improves Long-Term Recovery Results

Why Traveling for Addiction Treatment Improves Long-Term Recovery Results Travelling for addiction recovery and treatment can produce many long term benefits in the recovery. Faced with the challenge of locating and choosing the best rehabilitation facility for their loved one, the family and friends research and study the options and costs and often make mistakes by considering the wrong features and choosing the wrong facility and program. Often, they choose a facility because it’s close to their home. Or, perhaps they were sold into a program by a high pressure ‘advisor’.  Maybe someone they know works there and highly recommends it. Whatever the reason… it’s: WRONG! The primary consideration must […]
February 15, 2018

Family and Friends Involvement In Alcohol And Drug Addiction Treatment

Family and Friends Involvement In Alcohol And Drug Addiction Treatment: Importance And Best Practices When a close friend or member of your family becomes heavily involved in narcotics it’s easy to determine that something is wrong. It’s important to quickly recognize the problem and take the initiative and take the appropriate action to identify the problem and confront the cause. It is important to remember that this can be a problem that can cause moral and trust issues within the family. The line of interference in someone’s personal life and helping them out should only be crossed knowing that the person does need help and that he knows it, and […]
February 14, 2018

Daily Life Of An Addict or Alcoholic

A Day In The Life Of An Addict or Alcoholic Do we really understand addiction? Do we know exactly what it is and why it’s a problem… or should I say epidemic… in our nation right now? We define addiction, and we understand it in clinical terms and base our knowledge and understanding on what we see, read, or hear in the media. Perhaps we have an addict in our life and if so we most assuredly understand addiction in a different way… a more personal way. However, how many of us truly understand addiction the way an addict understands it?  Have we ever really understood what it’s like to […]
February 10, 2018

The Hidden Opportunity in Intervention!

Drug and Alcohol Recovery and Treatment. The Hidden Opportunity in Intervention! Anyone suffering from an addiction faces a harsh reality that is most often filled with pain and suffering. What an addict considers normal and what he deals with on a daily basis is usually outrageous and bizarre and hard to understand by friends and family. He knows something is wrong with his life, he understands but struggles to face the reality of his addiction and a life out of all control and normalcy. An addict may want help and secretly think about and plan for some kind of relief from his addiction and suffering but has no practical idea […]
February 2, 2018

A Close Look at Alcohol and Drug Rehabilitation in Utah

A Close Look at Alcohol and Drug Rehabilitation in Utah The State of Utah is experiencing an enormous increase in drug and alcohol addictions.  It’s not exclusive to Utah, as across the country we are experiencing a steady increase in drug and alcohol addictions and today the Opioid epidemic is adding fuel to the fire… it’s become a raging storm of destruction and misery. The battle against the spread of these addictions has also been expanding with various forms of treatments and programs, plus professional facilities and manpower growing to meet the demand.  In Utah, there has been a serious growth of professional addiction treatment and rehabilitation programs and facilities […]
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