Addiction (drugs, alcohol, gambling)

The Role of Individual Therapy in Processing Traumatic Events


Almost everyone has had one or more traumatic events occur in their lifetime. It may be the sudden death of a loved one, drastic changes in physical health, or a natural catastrophe that has put you into survival mode. The human brain is not wired to analyze these events while you are experiencing them. You [...]

The Role of Individual Therapy in Processing Traumatic Events2023-02-16T11:55:16-06:00

High Functioning Alcoholism


  Alcohol Use Disorder is not a medical term. Yet, many medical professionals use the term to describe the spectrum of alcoholism. On one end of the spectrum are people who have lost their homes and family because they want alcohol more than anything else in their lives. On the other end of the spectrum [...]

High Functioning Alcoholism2022-01-24T12:52:01-06:00

Quality Care for Alcohol and Substance Abuse


It’s important that when it’s time for you or a loved one to seek treatment for an alcohol or substance abuse disorder, that you find an accredited program that supports both the individual and family members in the treatment process. Family members play an important part in the recovery process as they can provide integral [...]

Quality Care for Alcohol and Substance Abuse2021-07-16T12:22:25-05:00

September Is National Recovery Month


Observing National Recovery Month September is National Recovery Month, which observes and celebrates the successes and gains made by those in recovery. There are many ways to learn more, educate, help, and celebrate during the month. For example, SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) holds a webinar each week during the month that [...]

September Is National Recovery Month2020-09-11T19:59:24-05:00

Drug and Alcohol Abuse


Recovery Options For Drug And Alcohol Abuse Despite the awareness campaigns on the dangers of drugs and alcohol, substance abuse is a common and increasingly growing problem in the U.S. that claims the lives of users every day. Often it seems as though every week there is a new drug that people are quickly becoming [...]

Drug and Alcohol Abuse2018-08-22T22:39:32-05:00

Problematic Gambling


How to Stop Gambling and Reign Control of Your Life In addition to substance use as an addiction, problem gambling is also an addiction. For most of us, gambling is a casual and harmless pastime. It has about the same impact on our day-to-day lives as participating in a weekly bowling league or holding season [...]

Problematic Gambling2020-07-23T19:29:52-05:00