7 More Myths about Rehab Treatment You Need to Stop Believing

myths about rehab treatment

Myths about rehab treatment are never-ending because substance abuse and addiction continue to be unexplored by the general public. If people were more aware of the benefits and realities of rehab treatment for drug and alcohol addictions, perhaps there would be a larger turnout in people with substance addictions seeking treatment. As noted in the […]

Preparing for Drug Rehab: What to Pack?

Drug rehabilitation can be scary at first

It’s the night before you check into drug rehabilitation and your mind is being flooded with a rush of emotions. Nervousness and excitement seem to contradict one another, a crisp vision of a sober future no longer seems like a utopia, and your current reality is just moments away from becoming the past. While entering […]

5 Addiction Books You Need to Read

Words are powerful, which is why some of the most important literature a recovering individual will come across in their life will stem from addiction books. There are certain, specific narratives about substance abuse that cannot be imagined, but lived, which is why some of the best addiction books are created by people who’ve gone […]

8 Myths about Rehab Treatment You Need to Stop Believing

myth vs. fact

The 2014 National Survey on Drug Use and Health recorded an estimated 27 million people aged 12 years and older who used an illicit drug within the past 30 days, as well as 60.9 million people who were considered binge-alcohol users and 16.3 million people who were considered heavy drinkers in general. And yet, only […]

6 Principles to Follow to Support an Addict into Recovery

There are plenty of people in the United States who can easily name a person in their life suffering from an addiction, be it a family member, friend, partner, neighbor, or coworker. In the 2012 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), as sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), […]

Loving an Addict

Loving an addict can be difficult. Drug or alcohol addiction does not happen overnight. Your loved one did not wake up and decide to become an addicted individual. He or she likely went through several stages before getting to the spot they are in right now. This is just as scary for them as it […]