Recovery is Within Reach!

Recovery is Within Reach!

What causes drug and alcohol addiction? There are many factors, but once addicted, a person will always have the disease. The great news is that addiction can be treated. Recovery is within the reach of every addict. By Charles Robinson, Executive Clinical Director,...
Addiction Treatment – The Changing Landscape

Addiction Treatment – The Changing Landscape

The addiction treatment industry has been undergoing vast amounts of change, some of it long overdue. For example, state and local governments have finally cracked down on the “bad actors” in the industry. I’m talking about those treatment centers built years ago in...
Getting Well – Multiple Pathways to Recovery

Getting Well – Multiple Pathways to Recovery

The opioid epidemic has caused intense debate and media scrutiny around the topic of drug and alcohol addiction, not all of it positive. Many still question whether addiction is a disease. Having been in recovery and studying addiction for the past 50 years, I can...
Opioid Epidemic – A State of Emergency

Opioid Epidemic – A State of Emergency

Some time ago, the federal government declared the Opioid Epidemic a National State of Emergency. But a strong plan to accompany this declaration has not emerged that we are aware of. While awaiting this plan, approximately 150 people are dying every day of drug...