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 and Employers

Addiction and Employers

We all know that drug and alcohol addiction has reached epidemic proportions. The financial and emotional costs to families and loved ones is enormous. In addition, the cost to employers is escalating because of the epidemic’s impact on the workforce. What can...
The Stigma of Addiction

The Stigma of Addiction

The stigma around addiction today is heart breaking. Addiction is a disease. That’s a proven medical fact. So why is there a stigma attached to addiction? Addiction is possibly one of the most devastating diseases society has ever seen. When someone is stricken with...
Breaking the Substance Abuse Cycle

Breaking the Substance Abuse Cycle

Nothing is easy about substance abuse. It is difficult to endure, to discuss, and perhaps most of all, to resolve. Addiction recovery can be an extremely challenging process, in large part due to the cyclical nature of drug and alcohol abuse. Habitual behaviors and...
Helping Your Loved One

Helping Your Loved One

How do you support someone suffering from drug and/or alcohol addiction? The addict is a very sick person who needs to get well. In fact, a person deep in their addiction is temporarily insane. This is hard for many people to accept. Addiction is not a character flaw...