Of course, beating your addiction to drugs or alcohol should be your primary focus in a treatment center. Individual counseling, support groups, and classes are the main activities you’re there for. Working out can be an important part of addiction treatment too, though.
When people think of Betty Ford, they think of multiple things; some think of the first lady as she was married President Gerald ford. Others think of the treatment center that she founded. Many pass over the fact that the treatment center started from her own issues.
Searching for an addiction treatment facility can be frustrating. You finally decide to get recovery, probably after some serious wrestling with the thought. Now you have to wade through information. You have to search through websites like this one. We know it can feel like you are wasting time. It’s not though. It is an important step, finding the right fit for your recovery. Continue reading →
Adult children of alcoholics have usually had very difficult lives. These are people who grew up in homes with parents who suffered from alcoholism. Or, perhaps the parent wasn’t even around and it was a grandparent or aunt. Either way, these individuals have many emotional and psychological issues to deal with. Continue reading →
We are learning more and more that alcoholism affects women quite differently than it does men. Physically, women feel the effects of alcohol faster and with more intensity than men do, pound for pound, due to certain hormones in the blood. Women tend to use different things to motivate them to quit drinking than men do, specifically be reinventing themselves and seeking out new passions in life. According to the book Women Under the Influence, which is based on research by The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse, women also begin the path to alcoholism for different reasons. Continue reading →
We are not interested in selling you false hope. This is a treatment center where addiction and drug abuse are treated seriously and addressed as the serious problems they are. Beyond treatment comes the recovery. After those two then comes the final stage of rehabilitation. This is a much more important aspect of who we are as a substance abuse center. Continue reading →