young woman covering her face from the disease of addiction

What is the Disease of Addiction? 

The perception of addiction changed from being a personal flaw of those who lacked morals to being a chronic disease. Most healthcare providers in centuries past thought overcoming addiction meant merely deciding to stop using substances or changing behaviors. But modern medicine has proven that addiction is a complex disease that affects the brain, with…

doctor goes over what is rehab like with a patient

What Is Rehab Like?

If you have never attended rehab before you may understandably worry about what it is like. It is difficult enough to recover from drug and alcohol abuse as a young person, and adding an unfamiliar environment to the mix can sometimes be a cause for anxiety. With this in mind, today we are taking the…