If you think you might have a problem with addiction to drugs or alcohol, chances are very high that you do.
Many addicts are trying desperately to avoid facing their emotional issues which are causing them pain.
The techniques of the 12-step program are the most helpful strategies one can utilize for relapse prevention.
Honesty is a master key to long term sobriety. Honesty opens the door to new possibilities, relationships, jobs and a future.
During addiction treatment, the patient has to delve into the most well-hidden secrets and unconscious patterns and learn to trust.
For decades now, the focus in drug addiction recovery has been the achievement of total abstinence.
When you’re trying to recover from alcoholism or drug addiction, relapsing is often part of the process. The reasons why relapse occurs can vary.
Triggers and addiction are inexorably linked. Even so, the chain reaction of craving, urges and relapse can be broken.
If you’re anything like me, you started drinking in high school with your friends. It seemed like the cool thing to do. You partied on weekends, but never drank during the week. You hid it from your parents, even though they were drinkers themselves. And then you turned 18. Maybe you headed for college,…