Addiction Treatment & Recovery Blog

Causes Of Drug Addiction

Causes of Drug Addiction: How Addiction Develops Drug addiction, also known as substance use disorder is a disease that affects the brain and body. This condition triggers irrepressible behaviors and makes a person unable to control their use of drugs. When you...

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Gestalt Therapy For Addiction

Gestalt Therapy For Addiction Gestalt therapy is an approach that focuses on the present. An individual’s attention is centered around the present, instead, of the future or the past. Any mention of past events or issues is re-experienced and re-enacted in the...

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Drug Addiction Facts & Statistics

Facts About Drug Addiction: The Ugly Truth Drug addiction is a growing concern in the United States. What are the things we need to know about drug addiction? This article highlights the facts about drug addiction in the U.S. Drug addiction is not a new phenomenon,...

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The Long-Term Effects Of Alcoholism

Understanding the Long Terms of Effects of Alcoholism It’s no secret that the consumption of alcohol is common in the United States. From listening to stories of our parents in their wild days to clanking glasses and toasting the New Year, just about everyone has had...

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Common Substance Use Triggers

Common Substance Use Triggers Substance use disorder is a lifelong battle. Coping with substance use disorder triggers may become easier over time, though. If you do not have personal experience with substance use disorder or know anyone who is dealing with addiction,...

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The Top 10 Opioid Epidemic Solutions

The Top 10 Opioid Epidemic Solutions Opioid epidemic solutions are much needed. There is no question that in the United States, the use of opioids has reached epidemic proportions. More than 115 people die each day because they overdosed on an opioid, which could be...

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Addiction And Eating Disorders

Addiction And Eating Disorders It was previously thought that eating disorders and addiction are separate and distinct conditions. However, there is a growing number of cases that prove a connection between the two. A study conducted by the Columbia University’s...

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Spirituality In Addiction Recovery

Spirituality In Addiction Recovery Drug abuse and alcoholism can cause changes in the brain which affect the area that is critical for decision-making, judgment, behavioral control, learning, and memory. This can lead to harmful behaviors and decisions among its...

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The Top 10 Cities With The Worst Drug Problems

The Top 10 Cities With The Worst Drug Problems According to the latest statistics of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 10.6 percent of the people in the United States over 12 years old have used an illicit drug in the past month...

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Anxiety And Addiction

Anxiety and Addiction Anxiety and addiction, whether to drugs or alcohol, have been linked to each other. There are studies that show anxiety could lead to addiction and vice versa. Anxiety, which is defined as the feeling one gets when worried, afraid of something or...

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