What Can the Family Do to Support a Loved One with Addiction?

Millions of Americans struggle with addiction with family members falling right behind. When you experience addiction, your family comes along for the ride. It is important to have some guidelines when dealing with a loved one who has addiction because it is a difficult situation to cope with alone. Families can do a great deal…

Why is Proper Nutrition Important in Recovery?

Recovery is about the mind and body-eating healthy foods to replenish the physical body but help the brain feel restored. Addiction strips nutrients from the body which makes proper nutrition all the more important. A healthy diet, however, may not be on your radar when you have so many other things on your mind. It…

Do I Need To Go To Treatment?

Rehab for substance abuse disorders is an opportunity to focus on your health and get treatment for your addiction. There is no one sign that clearly indicates whether rehab is right for you. To assist you in your journey, here are 4 signs you need to go to rehab.      You are reading this article. Rarely…

Seeking Safety In Co-Occurring Trauma and Substance Abuse

  Seeking Safety is a counseling model for approaching a dual diagnosis of trauma and substance abuse. Coping with trauma is difficult to do without a well learned skill set full of emotional tools as well as tools for physical self-care. Doing the best they can with what they have at the moment, people who…