Addiction: Why Some Recover and Some Don’t

Addiction: Why Some Recover and Some Don’t

Addiction is a powerful and mysterious disease. Why do some recover but others don’t? Here’s my take: I have treated thousands of addicts over the past 20 plus years and have never seen anyone relapse who 1) entered a good rehab program, 2) did all the required work,...
You Can Recover!

You Can Recover!

Millions of people suffer from addiction, which is a disease not a moral shortcoming or character flaw. Let’s be very clear on that!This disease is primarily caused by genetic and environmental factors: A person can be born with a disposition to addiction; the first...
Why Effective Treatment is Critical

Why Effective Treatment is Critical

Why has drug and alcohol addiction become a global epidemic? Theories abound: The technology explosion delivers more stimuli to the world than ever before. A person can access Information, both good and bad, on their phone at any time. And the flow of social media...