high functioning addict

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 […]

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science

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 […]

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recovery adventure

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 […]

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levels of care

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 […]

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heal your mind heal your body

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 […]

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music therapy for sobriety

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. […]

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