• Is Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) Right for You?
    Friday, October 23rd, 2020

    Is Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) Right for You?

    There are dozens of treatments available for substance abuse disorders. Most people respond well to a combination of therapies, rather than a singular solution. Recently, one form of treatment that has garnered widespread attention is Medication-Assisted Treatment, abbreviated as MAT. This type of therapy has been shown to have a number of benefits, but it […]

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  • The Myth of the Functioning Addict
    Friday, October 9th, 2020

    The Myth of the Functioning Addict

    Drug and alcohol addiction are serious disorders that affect almost 21 million Americans. Each year, tens of thousands of people die as a result of their addiction, either by overdose, suicide, driving under the influence, or other health complications. Unfortunately, a large majority of individuals who suffer from addiction never get professional treatment.  Addiction Affects […]

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  • How Science is Changing Addiction Treatment
    Friday, September 25th, 2020

    How Science is Changing Addiction Treatment

    Until the 1960s, people who had a drug or alcohol addiction were viewed as criminals. It wasn’t until 1971 that the first federally-funded addiction treatment program was offered to struggling addicts. Since those days, addiction treatment has come a long way. Not only is treatment more accessible, but the treatment modalities are much more advanced. […]

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  • How to Turn Your Recovery Into an Adventure
    Friday, September 11th, 2020

    How to Turn Your Recovery Into an Adventure

    If you struggle with addiction, then you know how isolating and scary it can be. Addiction impacts every area of your life, and when you come to rely on drugs or alcohol, it can feel like you’re losing control of the things that matter most. The good news is that addiction is treatable. A large […]

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  • Which Rehab Level of Care is Right for You?
    Wednesday, August 26th, 2020

    Which Rehab Level of Care is Right for You?

    Roughly 21 million Americans struggle with a substance abuse disorder. However, data shows that only about 10% ever seek treatment. Many people attempt to get sober on their own, but without professional intervention, it can be difficult to overcome a drug or alcohol addiction. If you or someone you love is struggling with addiction, finding […]

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  • Heal Your Mind by Healing Your Body
    Wednesday, August 12th, 2020

    Heal Your Mind by Healing Your Body

    When you’re suffering from a mental health or substance abuse disorder, a comprehensive treatment program is essential, which can include a health and nutrition program. However, so many treatment programs rely on conventional clinical therapies alone to treat substance abuse and addiction. Although talk therapy and medication are important and can be extremely effective, modern-day […]

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  • Epigenetics and Trauma: What You Need to Know
    Wednesday, July 22nd, 2020

    Epigenetics and Trauma: What You Need to Know

    Addiction can be caused by a number of factors, and it’s different for every person. Some people abuse drugs or alcohol in response to stress in their environment. Others start using drugs or alcohol to cope with physical pain. And others develop a substance abuse disorder after experiencing a trauma, like physical or sexual abuse. […]

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  • How Music Can Help Your Sobriety Journey
    Wednesday, July 8th, 2020

    How Music Can Help Your Sobriety Journey

    Life has rhythm, drama, and soul. In short: we are all musical, and our individual pulses build to a crescendo of shared harmony and health.  Wellness is not a “one-size-fits-all” experience. The ways in which you embrace your sober life will look and feel much different than your neighbor’s journey. It is important to consider […]

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  • Neurofeedback: A Cutting Edge Way to Overcome Addiction
    Thursday, June 25th, 2020

    Neurofeedback: A Cutting Edge Way to Overcome Addiction

    Technology is an extension of humanity. The Internet is a digital mirror that reflects our true nature and our limitless possibilities. Apps bring the power of technology into our hands and out of the not-too-distant future, circa now.  The world wide web has connected the four corners of the virtual globe, allowing us to connect […]

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  • First Responders & Medical Professionals – Coping with COVID
    Friday, May 8th, 2020

    First Responders & Medical Professionals – Coping with COVID

    First responders and medical professionals, including police officers, firefighters, nurses, doctors, certified nursing assistants, medical assistants, etc. are all working diligently to keep our communities safe during the Covid-19 outbreak. They are taking on all of the normal risks of their already dangerous jobs by maintaining the front line care needed to support others. Additionally, […]

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