Drugs and Alcohol in the Workplace

How to Contend with Drugs and Alcohol in the Workplace Drugs and alcohol in the workplace are more common than people realize. For those in recovery and in the throes of addiction, these substance abuse opportunities are tempting and at times irresistible. Whether you have substance abuse issues or not, you may be confronted with […]

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Beyond Nutrition

Beyond Nutrition The Importance of Eating Healthy in Addiction Recovery A person struggling who has had a substance addiction has a fragile body systems. Because of this, treatment centers have focused on healthy eating and customized nutrition plans for patients. By replacing toxic substances with healthful food, the person can begin to heal body, mind, […]

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Atlanta Rehab Center Alternatives

Atlanta Rehab Center Alternatives Bradford Health Services in Birmingham Drug and alcohol addiction grab a hold of people from Atlanta, Georgia for a variety of reasons in numerous ways. Once the disease has sunk its teeth into a person, however, it affects each individual just as dangerously. Family, friends, work, health, and even a sense […]

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Extended Care for Addiction

Extended care addiction treatment is designed to address more complex substance abuse issues. For those who are unable to achieve or maintain sobriety after participating in a more traditional treatment program, extended care provides additional support and time for those struggling with addiction. The program examines more closely the internal and externals that hinder a […]

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The Power of Admitting Powerlessness

THE POWER OF ADMITTING POWERLESSNESS The First Step toward Addiction Recovery   The first step of a 12-step program is to admit that you are powerless over your addiction, and consequently, your life has become unmanageable. For many, this is one of the hardest things to do. While it is important to believe in your […]

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Interventions

Interventions What to do when a loved one has a drug or alcohol problem. Perhaps a family member or a friend of yours has a drug problem and you are concerned about them. Maybe you have witnessed this person go through some depression or health problems, trouble at work or school or even an accident […]

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Helping Children Understand Addiction

  Helping small children understand alcoholism or drug addiction in the family can be a daunting task. Fortunately, there is a wealth of advice to draw upon, especially if your loved one has entered treatment. Even if your loved one has not entered treatment, addiction professionals can help small children process and cope with a […]

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Drug Abuse Myths: Learn the Facts

Drug Abuse Myths There are many myths surrounding drug usage and abuse. Debunking these untruths is the first step in understanding how dangerous and widespread the problem of drug abuse can be.  Drug abuse is voluntary. While it is true that an individual often begins by voluntarily, even recreationally, using a drug, as time progresses […]

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4 Reasons to Exercise During Addiction Recovery

Many who abuse drugs or alcohol neglect important components of daily health, wreaking havoc on both emotional and physical well being. It is important to repair the psychological and physical damage of chemical dependency as well as the damaged mind-body connection. Exercise in chemical dependency treatment serves many purposes, but there are some primary benefits […]

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