National Prescription Take-Back Day

National Prescription Take-Back Day

Many people take prescription medications. Sometimes, they will start one and stop it shortly after because of side effects. Other times, they’ll be prescribed more than they need. In those cases, it’s important to return the unused medications to a pharmacy or other approved location. Doing this helps prevent those medications from being used by…

man smiling finding motivation in recovery

Finding Motivation in Recovery

There is nothing easy about recovery from drug or alcohol addiction. You can be in an addiction treatment center that provides the best staff, the most comprehensive substance abuse treatment program, most comfortable facilities, and even medication-assisted treatment. However, finding motivation in recovery is the key to overcoming your addiction. You have to want to…

a woman feeling stressed from a behavioral addiction

What Are Behavioral Addictions?

Often, when people talk about addiction in the United States, they refer to the abuse of drugs or alcohol. And rightly so — substance abuse continues to claim thousands of lives each year. However, healthcare experts are beginning to understand more about another form of addiction: behavioral addiction. Behavioral addictions, like substance abuse issues, prompt…

a family healing during recovery

Family Healing During Recovery

Addiction doesn’t just harm the individual. It does psychological, emotional, and, in some cases, physical harm to those closest to the addicted person. For this reason, family healing during recovery is crucial if all people involved are going to overcome the problem. A family therapy program offers hope for anyone in addiction recovery and the…