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 […]
January 30, 2018

How To Find The Best Residential Treatment Centers in Utah.

Finding a residential treatment center in Utah is easy, especially considering that there are more than 80 treatment centers alone in the greater Salt Lake City area. However, finding the RIGHT treatment center… the one that’s perfect for you and fills your every need… could be more difficult. It will take some serious study and research, but if you read this article and follow the steps we recommend, then you should be able to find that perfect treatment center for your needs and requirements. In this article we’ll talk about addictions and the treatments that are currently being recommended and used. We’ll talk a lot about treatment centers and give […]
January 28, 2018

Addiction In Utah… Against All Odds

Addiction in Utah… Against all Odds! America has an addiction crisis and Utah is not exempt. When I think of Utah, I think of wide open spaces, a peaceful Western State populated by stable red-blooded Americans with strong principles, ethics, and family ties based primarily on Christian religious teaching and the more than 60% Mormon majority. Rural towns in Utah seem simple and safe and the large and growing Salt Lake City metropolis doesn’t seem to exhibit the usual growth problems associated with cities that size. I was shocked to read this news report on CNN: “Out of all 50 states, Utah ranks eighth in the number of prescription drugs […]