Things You Might Not Know About Addiction

Things You Might Not Know About Addiction

Addiction Fact: Addiction is one of the most misunderstood conditions in today’s society. Roughly two-thirds of American families know a close loved one who is addicted to drugs. One of the best ways to understand what a loved one is going through is to know the...
The Psychology of Addiction

The Psychology of Addiction

The psychology of addiction is a complex puzzle with no easy answers. Is the condition a weakness, or is it a disease? How big a role do childhood and environment play? What is the effect of family history and genetics? Why can one person stop doing something that...
Our Favorite Books About Codependency

Our Favorite Books About Codependency

Codependency and drug addiction are closely correlated to one another. Codependence is defined as a physical, psychological, or emotional reliance on a dysfunctional relationship, usually involving the care of a person with an illness or addiction. At its root,...
Federal Legislation Affecting Substance Abuse

Federal Legislation Affecting Substance Abuse

  If you’re familiar with the ACA (Affordable Care Act), also known as Obamacare, you also know that the passing of this legislation represented one of the biggest overhauls in American healthcare. According to the United States Department of Health and...
Technology and Drug Addiction Treatment

Technology and Drug Addiction Treatment

  The internet has changed just about everything in modern society, including drug abuse treatment. Technology has become a great tool for education, spreading awareness, finding resources, and offering support.   One of the most important aspects of early...