5 Common Behavioral Traits of People with Addiction

Posted on September 18, 2017

One of the difficulties in diagnosing and treating addiction is that no two people are affected by addiction in exactly the same way. Symptoms can vary, both in their nature and in their severity. With that said, there are a few behavioral traits that are common among people with addiction. These can be seen as […]

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Getting Ready for Inpatient Addiction Recovery

Posted on September 12, 2017

The beginning of an addiction treatment program can be exciting, but also a little but daunting. You may not have any idea what to expect from the process, or how to prepare. In this post, we’ll offer some general guidelines—hopefully, allowing you to feel just a bit more confident as you begin your recovery journey. […]

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Staying Sober in Retirement

Posted on September 1, 2017

Addiction can become a problem for anyone, regardless of age. In fact, it is not uncommon for individuals to begin struggling with addiction once they reach retirement age. There are many possible reasons for this, which we’ll get into momentarily, but the most important thing to note is that retirement-age addiction is especially dangerous: The […]

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Helping an Older Family Member Who’s Struggling with Addiction

Posted on August 28, 2017

A common misconception about addiction is that it’s primarily a young man’s game. This couldn’t be further from the truth: In fact, senior citizens and retirement-age individuals struggle with drug and alcohol addiction at fairly high rates. The results can be deeply harmful; indeed, addiction can exacerbate memory loss, and contribute to problems such as […]

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4 Things to Know About Addiction Detox

Posted on August 22, 2017

Every journey has a first step—and on the journey to addiction recovery, that first step is detoxification. The process through which the body and mind are rid of harmful toxins, detox is a pivotal part of finding freedom from drug or alcohol addiction. Yet, for many individuals, it is also the most daunting part of […]

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