Myths About Addiction

8 Myths About Addiction: Debunked

With so many myths about addiction, you may find it difficult to get treatment. Here are the most common myths – debunked. You know that you cannot always believe everything that you hear. And when it comes to addiction, there is no exception. Unfortunately, with the first step in overcoming addiction being to understand it, all the misinformation and rumored …Read More

Can I Be Happy Without Drugs or Alcohol?

Can I Be Happy Without Drugs or Alcohol?

  One of the greatest fears of an individual coming into a life of recovery is that they will not be happy. They fear that they will be resigned to a boring life of recovery-based activities and miss the perceived sense of happiness provided by intoxication. The idea that we can experience happiness without the pleasure and relief provided by …Read More

How You Know You Suffer from the Disease of Addiction or Alcoholism

How You Know You Suffer from the Disease of Addiction or Alcoholism

  Denial is one of the biggest impediments for an individual to receive the care they need when suffering from the disease of addiction and alcoholism. We often come up with a variety of reasons why we do not suffer from addiction and alcoholism. We want to think that we will one day be able to assert control over our …Read More