a person using excuses people use to avoid treatment

7 Excuses People Use to Avoid Treatment

Today, addiction affects some 23.5 million Americans who are held captive by their dependence on drugs, alcohol, and prescription pills. These numbers coincide with our increasingly stressful and busy lives, as more and more Americans turn to substances for relief from stress, poverty, home life, and even boredom. Despite our increasing reliance on substances, abuse…

a man suffering from Alcoholic Dementia

Alcoholic Dementia

Dementia is typically a mental disorder that causes a person’s memory to deteriorate over time. While this is more commonly a genetic disorder that is passed down from one generation to the next (if your parents or grandparents suffered from dementia you are at greater risk), there are external factors that can bring about dementia.…