Support Groups for Families of Addicts

Support Groups for Families of Addicts
June 9, 2016 at 4:58 pm

Support Groups for Families of Addicts There are different behaviors that are typically seen by an addicted person. In fact the whole process affects the family both directly and indirectly. Sometimes families of addicts create dysfunctional surrounding. For instance, children of the addicted family might avoid welcoming their friends at […]

7 Excuses We Use to Avoid Treatment

Avoid Treatment
June 6, 2016 at 5:51 pm

7 Excuses We Use to Avoid Treatment You are no stranger to the debilitating tendency to shirk seemingly not-so-pleasant undertakings. You lack the motivation to approach such issues. You instead embrace that “I’ll take care of that later”, mentality. Yet, when the ‘later’ comes around, you find yourself postponing the […]

Addiction Recovery and the Five Stages of Change

Addiction Recovery
June 3, 2016 at 6:42 am

Addiction Recovery and the Five Stages of Change Once a person realizes and admits that he/she is addicted to drugs, there starts the long travel into the journey called ‘changing for positive’. This journey may seem long but in reality, it is not. The duration of the journey only depends […]

Aftermath of the Silk Road

Silk Road
May 30, 2016 at 5:37 am

Aftermath of the Silk Road Two years after federal agents apprehended Ross Ulbricht, the dark web is teeming with dozens of new markets and hundreds of thousands of new dealers serving a fast growing consumer base. Ulbricht was apprehended at a public library in San Francisco. His apprehension was seen […]

Art Therapy: 7 Benefits of Being Creative in Rehab

Art Therapy
May 24, 2016 at 5:55 pm

Art Therapy The American Art Therapy Association (AATA) defines art therapy as creating art for therapeutic reasons by people who have experienced illness, trauma, or challenges in living, and those who seek personal development. It is the practice of engaging a client through the use of creative media, including collage, […]

Difference Between Insurance Plans

PPO vs. HMO vs. Medicare
May 19, 2016 at 2:26 pm

PPO vs. HMO vs. Medicare “It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver.” Mahatma Gandhi signified the importance of health in such a small yet beautiful quote. Health is of at most importance in every person’s life. We can enjoy all the benefits in […]

Help Unwanted: Is Addiction Ruining Your Job Hunt?

Job Hunt
May 11, 2016 at 3:13 am

Is Addiction Ruining Your Job Hunt? Addiction is known to with it a lot of stigma which remains attached for long even after recovery. It becomes worse when you are in job hunt. When you have history of addiction, potential employers could keep your resume in the cabinet even so […]

How Much Does Rehab Cost If You Have Insurance?

Rehab Cost
May 4, 2016 at 3:00 pm

How Much Does Rehab Cost? Just about any serious medical condition has the potential to affect a patient, his/her family, friends and acquaintances, but alcohol and drugs addiction take it a step further. Not only is there a physical and emotional toll on the addict, but the toll it takes […]

How To Repair Relationships After Addiction

Relationships After Addiction
April 30, 2016 at 4:01 pm

Repair Relationships After Addiction Drug addiction not only affects the a person’s physical health but also brings about a crack in many relationships. Addiction becomes a family disease because along with the addictive person, his whole family walks through the phase of recovery. They face the hardships together and try […]

Strong Relationships and Addiction Recovery

Relationships and Addiction Recovery
April 23, 2016 at 4:11 pm

Strong Relationships and Addiction Recovery Drugs and addiction can cause a lot of problems in the relationships and the social life of the addict. As a loved one, it is our duty to stand with them during this crisis of theirs and support them with all our heart. This support […]