When considering treatment for a chemical dependency for yourself or a loved one, the first inclination is find a center close to home. But many who enter treatment do so in another state. Why go so far for a service you can get in your own neighborhood? So many people with a chemical dependency or […]
It would be completely wrong to suggest that everyone with a chemical dependency becomes physically abusive. But it wouldn’t be far fetched to say that chemical substances are almost always involved in physical abuse. There’s an old saying: “No one hits their wife sober.” That may not be true in every circumstance, but no one […]
Addiction recovery consists of much more than simply ending a chemical dependency. Even the food you eat plays a role. When food is in its most natural state, the body recognizes and responds to it more readily than processed snacks or junk foods. The level of nutrients satisfies more readily than empty foods. That’s why […]
For medical professionals battling substance abuse, going back to work can make them the proverbial kid in the candy store. It’s the equivalent to sending a recovering alcohol back to their job as a bartender. This factor is believed to play a role in the increased relapse rates among healthcare professionals. After all, they’re surrounded by the very substances that were the problem in the first place.