Addiction and Senior Citizens

Posted on August 15, 2017

Addiction is an equal opportunity offender—something that’s observed among almost all demographics and populations. This includes senior citizens, among whom addiction is surprisingly common. There are a couple of different sub-groupings to make note of here. First, there’s the group researchers call the “hardy survivors”—people who have abused drugs or alcohol for many years, and […]


Ways Families Can Be Proactive in Supporting Addiction Treatment

Posted on August 9, 2017

Watching a loved one struggle with addiction can unleash many feelings such as sadness, frustration, fear, anger, concern, and confusion. You can see the impact it is having on their life and the lives of those around them, but they may not be able to see this as clearly. Some people are in denial that […]


Changing the Language of Addiction

Posted on August 2, 2017

Whether you realize it or not, the things you say have the power to influence others in good and bad ways. The words you choose make a difference. Far too often, the language used when talking about addiction is negative and can be condescending. No one wants to develop a substance use disorder, but drugs […]


How Changes in Thinking Can Promote Long-Term Recovery

Posted on July 26, 2017

Negative thinking – and overthinking – can be a detriment to addiction recovery. When clients become too focused on what happened in the past, what might happen in the future, or situations that haven’t worked out perfectly, it can dampen their mood and motivation. Addiction recovery is a journey and it takes time. You will […]


Choosing an Addiction Rehab Center in Palm Springs, California

Posted on July 21, 2017

A quick Internet search will turn up dozens of addiction treatment facilities around the Palm Springs, California area. Each one has its own pros and cons. With so many options, it can be difficult to decide which one is best for you or your loved one. No two people’s experiences with addiction and recovery are […]


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