A group of veterans in inpatient rehab for veterans

Choosing the Right Inpatient Rehab for Veterans

Veterans face unique challenges that make them more susceptible to substance abuse. The high-stress environments they experience during service, including combat exposure and the potential for traumatic brain injuries, can lead to conditions such as PTSD, anxiety, and depression. These mental health issues often drive veterans to self-medicate with drugs or alcohol. Additionally, the transition…

Two people discuss living amends

Step 9 in AA: Examples of Living Amends

Step nine in Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) involves making direct amends to those harmed by one’s addiction, except when doing so would injure them or others. This step is crucial in the recovery process, as it helps individuals take responsibility for their actions and begin repairing the damage caused by their addiction. This living amends step,…