wife supporting family member to give hope

These 5 Tips Can Help Family Members of Loved Ones with Addiction Find Hope

 Families can play an enormous role in supporting a loved one to seek help with addiction. When family stands alongside their loved one, they demonstrate their unconditional love for them and their ability to express hope for their journey. However, they sometimes get forgotten about in the midst of the loved one’s battle with addiction.…

man with hands up in therapy trying to figure parallels between food and drug addiction

Are There Any Parallels Between Food and Drug Addiction? 

Food and drug addiction are hard on the mind and body because they take away not only dignity and confidence, but also a sense of being in control. Process addictions like food, sex, and gambling get a different perspective from people than drugs or alcohol, however, the brain treats them much the same way. Find…

man getting support from therapist that relapse is not the end of recovery

Relapse is Not the End of Your Recovery Story: Here’s Why

When people hear the word relapse, they think that means the end of recovery. Some other words that might pop into a person’s head are failure, shame, regret, and other negative connotations which are only slightly true and relevant. Words have a way of harming people when they get stuck in their head and are…

man hanging out with a friend to break the cycle of hopelessness

Break the Cycle of Hopelessness to Find Healing

Young people start abusing drugs when they come from a place of despair and hopelessness. They might not know their life can get any better than it is right now. At any age, it is appropriate to know that breaking the cycle of despair can bring hope and healing any point of the journey. Once…