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...
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...
Willingness Is Key

Willingness Is Key

Drug addiction and alcoholism, like virtually any other disease, will get worse unless the suffering person is willing to seek help. Similarly, someone with cancer has little chance unless they are willing to see a doctor and take the prescribed medications and...
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...