Woman learning what is the purpose of addiction therapy

What is the Purpose of Addiction Therapy

Addiction, alcoholism and other substance abuse disorders cause not only damaging consequences but also major changes to your brain chemistry. These changes impact your thought process, emotions and behaviors. Addiction is a chronic and progressive condition that continues to worsen until you receive help. The earlier addiction is treated, the more favorable recovery outcomes are.…

Woman struggling to deal with her dependent stressors and addiction

Dependent Stressors and Addiction

Both mental health and substance abuse disorders are chronic, incurable conditions that require lifelong management. There are different types of stressors, including ones that you can and can’t control. Dependent stressors, which are caused by your actions or behaviors, are a formidable barrier to recovery. Everybody deals with stress. Unfortunately, stress can become difficult to…