Explanation of Physical vs Emotional Sobriety

Explanation of Physical vs. Emotional Sobriety

Although addiction can be treated successfully through detox, it isn’t the end solution. Each person needs to find the right addiction treatment program to help them identify and meet their recovery goals. Often, this involves entering individual therapy. Treatment involves managing the disorder to avoid engaging in substance abuse behaviors. While you can undoubtedly detox…

Relapse Prevention Techniques for Substance Abuse

Relapse Prevention Techniques for Substance Abuse

When it comes to addiction treatment, you get support from doctors, therapists, peers in recovery, and your loved ones. But staying clean takes ongoing work, focus, and support. In rehab, you learn how to remain free of drugs and alcohol using relapse prevention techniques for substance abuse. What do those techniques include, and will mindfulness-based…

Quitting Drugs Cold Turkey

Don’t Think About Quitting Drugs Cold Turkey

Stopping your drug use abruptly and usually on your own is called quitting drugs cold turkey. Many people think that substance abuse is simply a matter of willpower, and attempting to cease using drugs or alcohol cold turkey is one dangerous way; this erroneous belief leads to many health and safety risks. In particular, benzos…

How to Help Your Spouse Stop Drinking

How to Help Your Spouse Stop Drinking

You’ve nagged, begged, and argued. Your spouse still has a drinking problem. Do you want to know how to help your spouse stop drinking? Interestingly, many of the techniques can start with you. If you’re wondering how to help your spouse quit drinking, then explore what Beaches Recovery has to offer. Our abstinence-based addiction treatment…

social drinking vs alcoholism

The Difference Between Social Drinking vs Alcoholism

Culturally in the United States, alcohol is everywhere. It is a stable of small and large parties, wedding celebrations, tailgating events, and other sports viewing. Because it is legal and ubiquitous, it can be a challenge recognizing when you, someone you know, or someone you care about is abusing alcohol. Many people can recognize when…

How Common is Drug Use in Sports_

How Common is Drug Use in Sports?

With the implementation of strict drug testing programs in professional and college sports, you might think drugs in sports have become a non-issue. To some extent, you might be right. However, athletes are still human. They are subject to the same personal issues and health problems as the rest of us. Addiction is a disease…

What is K2

What Is K2?

There are many illicit drugs available on the streets of America, and it seems more appear every day. It can be hard for individuals to fully understand the latest craze for a new recreational drug. That lack of understanding can lead to serious health risks, addiction, or even death. Take K2, for instance, which has…

5 Types of Addiction Therapy

5 Types of Addiction Therapy

  Breaking your drug or alcohol habit with detox and rehab is a significant milestone toward sobriety. However, it’s only the beginning of the long-term plan to overcome addiction. Specifically, the next step to staying clean is therapy. Remember, there’s no shame in talking through your substance problems with a certified therapist. In fact, Psychology…